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Molesworth vs Napier, Hawkes Bay Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Molesworth, New Zealand and Napier, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand is approximately 422 km or 262 mi.
  • To reach Molesworth in this distance one would set out from Napier, Hawkes Bay bearing 225.9° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Molesworth bearing 228.3° or SW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Molesworth is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Napier, Hawkes Bay is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 6.1 °C (11°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.1 °C (3.8°F) more in Molesworth. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 148.4 mm (5.8 in) less which is equivalent to 148.4 l/m² (3.64 US gal/ft²) or 1,484,000 l/ha (158,649 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.5° lower in Molesworth than in Napier, Hawkes Bay.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-10) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +9 (+0) -20 (-1) -42 (-2) -5 (0) -3 (0) -37 (-1) -22 (-1) -24 (-1) -19 (-1) +11 (+0) +7 (+0) -3 (0) -148 (-6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 14' +0h 08' +0h 01' -0h 06' -0h 12' -0h 16' -0h 14' -0h 08' -0h 01' +0h 06' +0h 13' +0h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2.5 -2.5 -2.6 -2.6 -2.6 -2.6 -2.6 -2.6 -2.6 -2.5 -2.5 -2.5   -2.5

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