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Ruakura vs Mbabane Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ruakura, New Zealand and Mbabane, Swaziland is approximately 11,967 km or 7,436 mi.
  • To reach Ruakura in this distance one would set out from Mbabane bearing 151° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Ruakura bearing 33.4° or NNE .
  • Ruakura has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Mbabane has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Ruakura is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Mbabane is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 3.3 °C (5.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.9 °C (3.4°F) more in Ruakura. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 139.1 mm (5.5 in) less which is equivalent to 139.1 l/m² (3.41 US gal/ft²) or 1,391,000 l/ha (148,707 US gal/ac) less. About 8/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.4° lower in Ruakura than in Mbabane.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -141 (-6) -137 (-5) -58 (-2) -10 (0) +78 (+3) +105 (+4) +102 (+4) +86 (+3) +41 (+2) -34 (-1) -75 (-3) -96 (-4) -139 (-5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 50' +0h 31' +0h 05' -0h 21' -0h 44' -0h 56' -0h 51' -0h 31' -0h 04' +0h 22' +0h 45' +0h 56'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -11 -11.2 -11.2 -11.3 -11.4 -11.4 -11.5 -11.6 -11.6 -11.4 -11 -11.4   -11.4

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