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Molesworth vs La Rioja Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Molesworth, New Zealand and La Rioja, Argentina is approximately 9,970 km or 6,195 mi.
  • To reach Molesworth in this distance one would set out from La Rioja bearing 220° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Molesworth bearing 311° or NW .
  • Molesworth has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas La Rioja has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Molesworth is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas La Rioja is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The mean temperature is 12.6 °C (22.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.1 °C (7.4°F) less in Molesworth. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 299.7 mm (11.8 in) more which is equivalent to 299.7 l/m² (7.36 US gal/ft²) or 2,997,000 l/ha (320,399 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.6° lower in Molesworth than in La Rioja.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-24) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -9 (-15) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -14 (-26) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -13 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -25 (-1) -31 (-1) -9 (0) +44 (+2) +53 (+2) +51 (+2) +59 (+2) +50 (+2) +41 (+2) +50 (+2) +11 (+0) +7 (+0) +300 (+12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 02' +0h 37' +0h 06' -0h 26' -0h 54' -1h 09' -1h 02' -0h 37' -0h 05' +0h 26' +0h 55' +1h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -12.3 -12.3 -12.4 -12.4 -12.6 -12.7 -12.8 -12.9 -12.9 -12.7 -12.5 -12.6   -12.6

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