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Highbank vs Ruakura Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Highbank, New Zealand and Ruakura, New Zealand is approximately 713 km or 443 mi.
  • To reach Highbank in this distance one would set out from Ruakura bearing 204.1° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Highbank bearing 206.4° or SSW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Highbank is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Ruakura is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.7 °C (4.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.1 °C (0.2°F) more in Highbank. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 263.9 mm (10.4 in) less which is equivalent to 263.9 l/m² (6.48 US gal/ft²) or 2,639,000 l/ha (282,127 US gal/ac) less. About 7/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.7° lower in Highbank than in Ruakura.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -5 (0) -4 (0) -8 (0) -5 (0) -23 (-1) -63 (-2) -43 (-2) -37 (-1) -33 (-1) -9 (0) -16 (-1) -19 (-1) -264 (-10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 32' +0h 19' +0h 03' -0h 13' -0h 28' -0h 37' -0h 33' -0h 19' -0h 03' +0h 14' +0h 29' +0h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5.7 -5.7 -5.8 -5.8 -5.8 -5.8 -5.8 -5.7 -5.8 -5.7 -5.7 -5.8   -5.7

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