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Mt Cook vs Grassmere Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mt Cook, New Zealand and Grassmere, New Zealand is approximately 399 km or 248 mi.
  • To reach Mt Cook in this distance one would set out from Grassmere bearing 234.7° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Mt Cook bearing 237.5° or WSW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Mt Cook is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Grassmere is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 4.3 °C (7.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.3 °C (4.1°F) more in Mt Cook. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 3607.4 mm (142 in) more which is equivalent to 3607.4 l/m² (88.53 US gal/ft²) or 36,074,000 l/ha (3,856,550 US gal/ac) more. About 7 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2° lower in Mt Cook than in Grassmere.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-10) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +376 (+15) +230 (+9) +383 (+15) +281 (+11) +291 (+11) +216 (+8) +189 (+7) +221 (+9) +305 (+12) +373 (+15) +346 (+14) +396 (+16) +3607 (+142)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 12' +0h 07' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 10' -0h 13' -0h 12' -0h 07' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 10' +0h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2 -2 -2 -2 -2 -2 -2 -2 -2 -2 -1.9 -2   -2

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