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Ruakura vs Lord Howe Island Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ruakura, New Zealand and Lord Howe Island, Australia is approximately 1,635 km or 1,016 mi.
  • To reach Ruakura in this distance one would set out from Lord Howe Island bearing 119.4° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Ruakura bearing 110.2° or ESE .
  • Ruakura has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Lord Howe Island has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The average temperature is 5.8 °C (10.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.8 °C (5°F) more in Ruakura. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 300.7 mm (11.8 in) less which is equivalent to 300.7 l/m² (7.38 US gal/ft²) or 3,007,000 l/ha (321,468 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.2° lower in Ruakura than in Lord Howe Island.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -6 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -5 (0) -31 (-1) -27 (-1) -28 (-1) -50 (-2) -40 (-2) -33 (-1) -24 (-1) -20 (-1) -10 (0) -29 (-1) -5 (0) -301 (-12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 29' +0h 17' +0h 03' -0h 12' -0h 25' -0h 32' -0h 29' -0h 17' -0h 02' +0h 12' +0h 26' +0h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -6.1 -6.2 -6.2 -6.2 -6.2 -6.2 -6.2 -6.3 -6.2 -6.2 -6.1 -6.2   -6.2

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