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Nelson vs Takaroa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Nelson, New Zealand and Takaroa, French Polynesia is approximately 5,002 km or 3,108 mi.
  • To reach Nelson in this distance one would set out from Takaroa bearing 225.1° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Nelson bearing 245.9° or WSW .
  • Nelson has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Takaroa has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean annual temperature is 14.7 °C (26.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.9 °C (16°F) more in Nelson. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 596.4 mm (23.5 in) less which is equivalent to 596.4 l/m² (14.64 US gal/ft²) or 5,964,000 l/ha (637,591 US gal/ac) less. About 5/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.2° lower in Nelson than in Takaroa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -19 (-35) -20 (-35) -18 (-33) -16 (-29) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -15 (-26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -126 (-5) -133 (-5) -57 (-2) -25 (-1) +17 (+1) -21 (-1) -1 (0) +29 (+1) -4 (0) -40 (-2) -121 (-5) -114 (-4) -596 (-23)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 51' +1h 08' +0h 12' -0h 47' -1h 38' -2h 05' -1h 53' -1h 08' -0h 10' +0h 49' +1h 39' +2h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -15.5 -25.5 -26.4 -26.5 -26.6 -26.8 -27 -27.1 -27.1 -25.7 -15.2 -8.9   -23.2

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