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Irkutsk vs Lake Tekapo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Irkutsk, Russia and Lake Tekapo, New Zealand is approximately 12,433 km or 7,726 mi.
  • To reach Irkutsk in this distance one would set out from Lake Tekapo bearing 322.9° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Irkutsk bearing 314.9° or NW .
  • Irkutsk has a boreal subarctic climate with dry winters (Dwc) whereas Lake Tekapo has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Irkutsk is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Lake Tekapo is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 9.1 °C (16.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22.8 °C (41°F) more in Irkutsk. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 143.4 mm (5.6 in) less which is equivalent to 143.4 l/m² (3.52 US gal/ft²) or 1,434,000 l/ha (153,304 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.5° lower in Irkutsk than in Lake Tekapo.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -34 (-61) -32 (-58) -21 (-37) -9 (-15) +3 (+6) +12 (+22) +16 (+28) +11 (+21) +2 (+3) -9 (-15) -20 (-36) -30 (-54) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -38 (-2) -25 (-1) -38 (-2) -31 (-1) -21 (-1) +8 (+0) +63 (+2) +23 (+1) -2 (0) -23 (-1) -28 (-1) -31 (-1) -143 (-6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 50' -4h 11' -0h 45' +2h 52' +6h 01' +7h 41' +6h 56' +4h 11' +0h 39' -2h 58' -6h 06' -7h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -48 -29.4 -7.9 +15.4 +32 +38.6 +32.7 +16.1 -6.7 -29.4 -47.9 -55   -7.5

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