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Bamiyan vs Wairakei Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Bamiyan, Afghanistan and Wairakei, New Zealand is approximately 13,776 km or 8,560 mi.
  • To reach Bamiyan in this distance one would set out from Wairakei bearing 290.1° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Bamiyan bearing 296.7° or WNW .
  • Bamiyan has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk) whereas Wairakei has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Bamiyan is in or near the boreal wet forest biome whereas Wairakei is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 5.4 °C (9.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.1 °C (25.4°F) more in Bamiyan. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1083 mm (42.6 in) less which is equivalent to 1083 l/m² (26.58 US gal/ft²) or 10,830,000 l/ha (1,157,799 US gal/ac) less. About 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.5° higher in Bamiyan than in Wairakei.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -22 (-40) -15 (-26) -4 (-8) +3 (+5) +9 (+16) +12 (+21) +10 (+17) +3 (+5) -4 (-7) -12 (-22) -19 (-34) -5 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -77 (-3) -71 (-3) -70 (-3) -55 (-2) -70 (-3) -107 (-4) -115 (-5) -117 (-5) -106 (-4) -91 (-4) -85 (-3) -120 (-5) -1083 (-43)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 25' -2h 44' -0h 30' +1h 53' +3h 55' +4h 56' +4h 29' +2h 44' +0h 26' -1h 57' -3h 58' -4h 56'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -36 -17.4 +4.2 +27.5 +44.1 +50.6 +44.7 +28.1 +5.3 -17.4 -35.8 -43   +4.5

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