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Molesworth vs Koumac Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Molesworth, New Zealand and Koumac, New Caledonia is approximately 2,535 km or 1,575 mi.
  • To reach Molesworth in this distance one would set out from Koumac bearing 162.6° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Molesworth bearing 157.9° or SSE .
  • Molesworth has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Koumac has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean annual temperature is 15.1 °C (27.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.2 °C (11.2°F) more in Molesworth. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 352.5 mm (13.9 in) less which is equivalent to 352.5 l/m² (8.65 US gal/ft²) or 3,525,000 l/ha (376,846 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.5° lower in Molesworth than in Koumac.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -16 (-28) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -19 (-33) -17 (-31) -15 (-28) -14 (-26) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -15 (-27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -118 (-5) -137 (-5) -82 (-3) -4 (0) +0 (+0) -17 (-1) +9 (+0) +11 (+0) +9 (+0) +24 (+1) -10 (0) -38 (-1) -353 (-14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 35' +0h 58' +0h 10' -0h 40' -1h 24' -1h 47' -1h 36' -0h 58' -0h 09' +0h 41' +1h 25' +1h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19.5 -21.1 -21.4 -21.5 -21.5 -21.5 -21.5 -21.5 -21.5 -21 -19 -15.7   -20.5

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