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Motueka vs Base Orcadas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Motueka, New Zealand and Base Orcadas, Antarctica is approximately 8,182 km or 5,084 mi.
  • To reach Motueka in this distance one would set out from Base Orcadas bearing 208.7° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Motueka bearing 341.8° or NNW .
  • Motueka has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Base Orcadas has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual average temperature is 16.3 °C (29.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0 °C (0°F) less in Motueka. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 756 mm (29.8 in) more which is equivalent to 756 l/m² (18.55 US gal/ft²) or 7,560,000 l/ha (808,214 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.5° higher in Motueka than in Base Orcadas.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Motueka relative to Base Orcadas. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Base Orcadas vs Motueka.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+30) +16 (+30) +16 (+28) +15 (+28) +16 (+28) +16 (+29) +16 (+30) +17 (+30) +16 (+28) +15 (+28) +16 (+28) +16 (+29) +16 (+29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +43 (+2) +6 (+0) +30 (+1) +46 (+2) +63 (+2) +79 (+3) +113 (+4) +112 (+4) +72 (+3) +77 (+3) +66 (+3) +49 (+2) +756 (+30)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 08' -1h 46' -0h 18' +1h 11' +2h 41' +3h 40' +3h 12' +1h 46' +0h 16' -1h 14' -2h 44' -3h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +19.6 +19.7 +19.8 +19.8 +19.7 +19.5 +19.4 +19.4 +19.3 +19.3 +19.3 +19.6   +19.5

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