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Taiaroa Head vs Norfolk Island Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Taiaroa Head, New Zealand and Norfolk Island, Australia is approximately 1,875 km or 1,165 mi.
  • To reach Taiaroa Head in this distance one would set out from Norfolk Island bearing 173.3° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Taiaroa Head bearing 171.6° or S .
  • Taiaroa Head has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Norfolk Island has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The annual mean temperature is 8.3 °C (15°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.8 °C (1.4°F) more in Taiaroa Head. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 667.7 mm (26.3 in) less which is equivalent to 667.7 l/m² (16.39 US gal/ft²) or 6,677,000 l/ha (713,816 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.6° lower in Taiaroa Head than in Norfolk Island.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Taiaroa Head relative to Norfolk Island. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Norfolk Island 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 (-15) -9 (-16) -9 (-17) -10 (-17) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -24 (-1) -49 (-2) -47 (-2) -86 (-3) -60 (-2) -106 (-4) -69 (-3) -66 (-3) -59 (-2) -31 (-1) -45 (-2) -25 (-1) -668 (-26)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 26' +0h 52' +0h 09' -0h 36' -1h 16' -1h 37' -1h 28' -0h 52' -0h 08' +0h 37' +1h 17' +1h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -16.5 -16.5 -16.7 -16.7 -16.7 -16.7 -16.7 -16.7 -16.7 -16.5 -16.4 -16.7   -16.6

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