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Kaikoura vs Grytviken Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kaikoura, New Zealand and Grytviken, South Georgia is approximately 8,888 km or 5,523 mi.
  • To reach Kaikoura in this distance one would set out from Grytviken bearing 202.2° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kaikoura bearing 342.6° or NNW .
  • Kaikoura has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Grytviken has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Kaikoura is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Grytviken is in or near the boreal rain forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 10.6 °C (19.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.7 °C (3.1°F) more in Kaikoura. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 569.7 mm (22.4 in) less which is equivalent to 569.7 l/m² (13.98 US gal/ft²) or 5,697,000 l/ha (609,047 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.8° higher in Kaikoura than in Grytviken.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +11 (+20) +10 (+19) +11 (+20) +11 (+19) +11 (+19) +10 (+18) +10 (+19) +10 (+18) +10 (+17) +10 (+19) +11 (+20) +11 (+19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -45 (-2) -61 (-2) -49 (-2) -57 (-2) -59 (-2) -67 (-3) -56 (-2) -53 (-2) -36 (-1) -22 (-1) -35 (-1) -33 (-1) -570 (-22)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 33' -0h 54' -0h 09' +0h 37' +1h 21' +1h 47' +1h 35' +0h 54' +0h 08' -0h 38' -1h 22' -1h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +11.9 +12 +12 +12 +12 +11.8 +11.7 +11.6 +11.6 +11.6 +11.6 +11.8   +11.8

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