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Kaikoura vs Abu Dhabi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kaikoura, New Zealand and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates is approximately 14,150 km or 8,793 mi.
  • To reach Kaikoura in this distance one would set out from Abu Dhabi bearing 125.8° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kaikoura bearing 90.5° or E .
  • Kaikoura has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Abu Dhabi has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Kaikoura is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Abu Dhabi is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 14.4 °C (25.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.8 °C (14°F) less in Kaikoura. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 736.4 mm (29 in) more which is equivalent to 736.4 l/m² (18.07 US gal/ft²) or 7,364,000 l/ha (787,260 US gal/ac) more. About 9 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.6° lower in Kaikoura than in Abu Dhabi.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Kaikoura relative to Abu Dhabi. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Abu Dhabi vs Kaikoura.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -7 (-12) -13 (-23) -20 (-35) -24 (-42) -26 (-48) -26 (-47) -22 (-40) -17 (-30) -11 (-19) -5 (-8) -14 (-26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +49 (+2) +11 (+0) +63 (+2) +73 (+3) +86 (+3) +66 (+3) +87 (+3) +82 (+3) +59 (+2) +60 (+2) +57 (+2) +45 (+2) +736 (+29)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 03' +2h 30' +0h 27' -1h 44' -3h 35' -4h 32' -4h 06' -2h 31' -0h 23' +1h 47' +3h 38' +4h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +21.8 +3.2 -18.4 -41.6 -58.2 -64.7 -58.7 -42.2 -19.4 +3.3 +21.7 +28.9   -18.6

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