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Taiaroa Head vs Xichang Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Taiaroa Head, New Zealand and Xichang, China is approximately 10,703 km or 6,651 mi.
  • To reach Taiaroa Head in this distance one would set out from Xichang bearing 139.2° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Taiaroa Head bearing 124.2° or SE .
  • Taiaroa Head has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Xichang has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • The average annual temperature is 6.3 °C (11.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6 °C (10.8°F) less in Taiaroa Head. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 326.9 mm (12.9 in) less which is equivalent to 326.9 l/m² (8.02 US gal/ft²) or 3,269,000 l/ha (349,478 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.5° lower in Taiaroa Head than in Xichang.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) -3 (-5) -7 (-13) -12 (-21) -14 (-25) -16 (-28) -15 (-26) -11 (-20) -7 (-12) -1 (-3) +3 (+6) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +53 (+2) +41 (+2) +47 (+2) +24 (+1) -34 (-1) -129 (-5) -156 (-6) -127 (-5) -110 (-4) -25 (-1) +33 (+1) +57 (+2) -327 (-13)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 38' +2h 52' +0h 31' -1h 58' -4h 06' -5h 11' -4h 42' -2h 52' -0h 27' +2h 02' +4h 09' +5h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +22 +3.4 -18.2 -41.4 -58.1 -64.7 -58.7 -42.1 -19.4 +3.4 +21.8 +29   -18.5

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