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Molesworth vs Nkhata Bay Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Molesworth, New Zealand and Nkhata Bay, Malawi is approximately 12,725 km or 7,907 mi.
  • To reach Molesworth in this distance one would set out from Nkhata Bay bearing 147.6° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Molesworth bearing 45° or NE .
  • Molesworth has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Nkhata Bay has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Molesworth is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Nkhata Bay is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 15 °C (27.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.7 °C (12.1°F) more in Molesworth. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 995.7 mm (39.2 in) less which is equivalent to 995.7 l/m² (24.44 US gal/ft²) or 9,957,000 l/ha (1,064,469 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25° lower in Molesworth than in Nkhata Bay.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -11 (-19) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -18 (-33) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -15 (-28) -12 (-22) -15 (-27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -169 (-7) -160 (-6) -313 (-12) -221 (-9) -73 (-3) +16 (+1) +29 (+1) +50 (+2) +45 (+2) +49 (+2) -64 (-3) -183 (-7) -996 (-39)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 05' +1h 17' +0h 14' -0h 53' -1h 50' -2h 20' -2h 07' -1h 17' -0h 12' +0h 55' +1h 52' +2h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -13.5 -28 -30.2 -30.3 -30.4 -30.5 -30.5 -30.6 -30.5 -27.7 -13.4 -6.8   -25

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