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Taiaroa Head Climate & Temperature

  • Taiaroa Head, New Zealand is at 45°45'S, 170°43'E, 76 m (249 ft). See map.
  • Taiaroa Head has a marine west coast climate that is mild with no dry season, warm summers. Heavy precipitation occurs during mild winters which are dominated by mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cfb).
  • The annual mean temperature is 10.6 degrees Celsius (51.1 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.2 °C (13°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic. Taiaroa Head Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 646.9 mm (25.5 inches) which is equivalent to 646.9 Litres/m² (15.87 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Taiaroa Head you would pop up nearest to the climate station at La Coruna, Spain where you would find a Mediterranean climate (Cool temperate moist forest biome).

Taiaroa Head Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 7 (45) 8 (46) 9 (48) 10 (50) 11 (53) 13 (55) 14 (58) 14 (57) 13 (56) 12 (53) 9 (49) 8 (46) 11 (51)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 54 (2) 50 (2) 44 (2) 53 (2) 52 (2) 63 (2) 59 (2) 46 (2) 59 (2) 52 (2) 62 (2) 54 (2) 647 (25)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 03' 10h 17' 11h 53' 13h 32' 14h 56' 15h 38' 15h 16' 14h 05' 12h 32' 10h 53' 9h 28' 8h 44' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 23.7 32.1 43.4 54.7 63.9 67.7 64.1 54.8 44.1 32.5 24.1 20.8 43.9

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