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Taiaroa Head vs Formosa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Taiaroa Head, New Zealand and Formosa, Brazil is approximately 12,200 km or 7,581 mi.
  • To reach Taiaroa Head in this distance one would set out from Formosa bearing 207.2° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Taiaroa Head bearing 320.9° or NW .
  • Taiaroa Head has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Formosa has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The annual mean temperature is 10.9 °C (19.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.6 °C (6.5°F) more in Taiaroa Head. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 838.4 mm (33 in) less which is equivalent to 838.4 l/m² (20.58 US gal/ft²) or 8,384,000 l/ha (896,305 US gal/ac) less. About 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.1° lower in Taiaroa Head than in Formosa.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Taiaroa Head relative to Formosa. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Formosa vs Taiaroa Head.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -10 (-19) -12 (-21) -11 (-21) -12 (-21) -13 (-24) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -11 (-19) -10 (-17) -11 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -215 (-8) -168 (-7) -125 (-5) -56 (-2) +33 (+1) +50 (+2) +49 (+2) +40 (+2) +9 (+0) -90 (-4) -134 (-5) -231 (-9) -838 (-33)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 16' +1h 23' +0h 15' -0h 57' -2h 00' -2h 32' -2h 18' -1h 23' -0h 13' +0h 59' +2h 01' +2h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.8 -29.1 -29.9 -30 -30.1 -30.2 -30.3 -30.4 -30.4 -29.3 -20.5 -14.4   -27.1

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