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Tapanui Climate & Temperature

  • Tapanui, New Zealand is at 45°57'S, 169°15'E, 180 m (591 ft). See map.
  • Tapanui has a marine west coast climate that is mild with no dry season, warm summers. Heavy precipitation occurs during mild winters which are dominated by mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Tapanui is situated in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean temperature is 10 degrees Celsius (50 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.6 °C (17.3°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic. Tapanui Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 934.2 mm (36.8 inches) which is equivalent to 934.2 Litres/m² (22.91 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Tapanui you would pop up nearest to the climate station at La Coruna, Spain where you would find a Mediterranean climate (Cool temperate moist forest biome).

Tapanui Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 5 (41) 6 (43) 8 (47) 10 (50) 12 (53) 14 (56) 15 (58) 14 (58) 13 (55) 10 (51) 8 (46) 5 (42) 10 (50)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 78 (3) 61 (2) 70 (3) 77 (3) 66 (3) 86 (3) 88 (3) 72 (3) 87 (3) 74 (3) 93 (4) 84 (3) 934 (37)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 02' 10h 16' 11h 53' 13h 33' 14h 58' 15h 40' 15h 17' 14h 06' 12h 32' 10h 52' 9h 27' 8h 42' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 23.6 31.9 43.2 54.5 63.7 67.5 63.9 54.6 43.9 32.3 24 20.7 43.7

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