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Ruakura vs Maripasoula Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ruakura, New Zealand and Maripasoula, French Guiana is approximately 13,740 km or 8,538 mi.
  • To reach Ruakura in this distance one would set out from Maripasoula bearing 226° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Ruakura bearing 294.7° or WNW .
  • Ruakura has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Maripasoula has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Ruakura is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Maripasoula is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 13 °C (23.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.8 °C (15.8°F) more in Ruakura. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1355.1 mm (53.4 in) less which is equivalent to 1355.1 l/m² (33.26 US gal/ft²) or 13,551,000 l/ha (1,448,692 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.1° lower in Ruakura than in Maripasoula.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -15 (-28) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -15 (-28) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -13 (-23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -153 (-6) -128 (-5) -172 (-7) -210 (-8) -282 (-11) -194 (-8) -96 (-4) -37 (-1) +18 (+1) +23 (+1) -21 (-1) -102 (-4) -1355 (-53)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 28' +1h 32' +0h 16' -1h 03' -2h 11' -2h 46' -2h 31' -1h 32' -0h 14' +1h 06' +2h 13' +2h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +5.6 -12.8 -34.2 -41.2 -41.3 -41.4 -41.5 -41.6 -35.1 -12.4 +5.7 +12.8   -23.1

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