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Invercargill vs Timaru Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Invercargill, New Zealand and Timaru, New Zealand is approximately 326 km or 203 mi.
  • To reach Invercargill in this distance one would set out from Timaru bearing 223° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Invercargill bearing 225° or SW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Invercargill is in or near the cool temperate desert scrub biome whereas Timaru is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 0.7 °C (1.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.2 °C (4°F) less in Invercargill. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 525.7 mm (20.7 in) more which is equivalent to 525.7 l/m² (12.9 US gal/ft²) or 5,257,000 l/ha (562,008 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.1° lower in Invercargill than in Timaru.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +58 (+2) +27 (+1) +39 (+2) +55 (+2) +63 (+2) +59 (+2) +32 (+1) +20 (+1) +48 (+2) +43 (+2) +32 (+1) +51 (+2) +526 (+21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 14' +0h 08' +0h 01' -0h 05' -0h 12' -0h 16' -0h 14' -0h 08' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 12' +0h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2.1 -2.1 -2.2 -2.2 -2.1 -2.1 -2.1 -2.1 -2.1 -2 -2.1 -2.1   -2.1

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