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Tapanui vs Apia, Upolu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tapanui, New Zealand and Apia, Upolu, Samoa is approximately 3,993 km or 2,481 mi.
  • To reach Tapanui in this distance one would set out from Apia, Upolu bearing 202.7° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tapanui bearing 212.6° or SSW .
  • Tapanui has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Apia, Upolu has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The average annual temperature is 16.4 °C (29.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.6 °C (15.5°F) more in Tapanui. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1918.8 mm (75.5 in) less which is equivalent to 1918.8 l/m² (47.09 US gal/ft²) or 19,188,000 l/ha (2,051,325 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28.1° lower in Tapanui than in Apia, Upolu.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Tapanui relative to Apia, Upolu. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Apia, Upolu vs Tapanui.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -14 (-24) -17 (-30) -19 (-33) -21 (-37) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -16 (-30) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -16 (-30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -367 (-14) -314 (-12) -271 (-11) -180 (-7) -67 (-3) -46 (-2) -3 (0) -29 (-1) -62 (-2) -93 (-4) -201 (-8) -285 (-11) -1919 (-76)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 23' +1h 27' +0h 15' -1h 00' -2h 06' -2h 40' -2h 25' -1h 27' -0h 13' +1h 02' +2h 07' +2h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -19.6 -30.6 -31.7 -31.8 -31.9 -32.1 -32.2 -32.4 -32.5 -30.8 -19.2 -12.9   -28.1

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