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Kosti vs Kaikoura Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kosti, Sudan and Kaikoura, New Zealand is approximately 15,061 km or 9,359 mi.
  • To reach Kosti in this distance one would set out from Kaikoura bearing 240.8° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kosti bearing 318.6° or NW .
  • Kosti has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Kaikoura has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Kosti is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Kaikoura is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 16.3 °C (29.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.4 °C (0.7°F) more in Kosti. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 474.2 mm (18.7 in) less which is equivalent to 474.2 l/m² (11.64 US gal/ft²) or 4,742,000 l/ha (506,951 US gal/ac) less. About 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.6° higher in Kosti than in Kaikoura.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +10 (+17) +14 (+25) +19 (+34) +23 (+41) +23 (+42) +21 (+37) +20 (+36) +18 (+32) +18 (+32) +14 (+26) +9 (+17) +16 (+29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -52 (-2) -53 (-2) -88 (-3) -79 (-3) -73 (-3) -23 (-1) +11 (+0) +37 (+1) +4 (+0) -49 (-2) -56 (-2) -54 (-2) -474 (-19)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 24' -2h 06' -0h 23' +1h 27' +3h 01' +3h 48' +3h 27' +2h 06' +0h 19' -1h 30' -3h 03' -3h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -10.5 +8 +29.6 +52.9 +55.4 +55.5 +55.5 +53.3 +30.6 +7.8 -10.5 -17.6   +25.6

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