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Vitim vs Kaikoura Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Vitim, Russia and Kaikoura, New Zealand is approximately 12,627 km or 7,846 mi.
  • To reach Vitim in this distance one would set out from Kaikoura bearing 331° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Vitim bearing 315.2° or NW .
  • Vitim has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Kaikoura has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Vitim is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Kaikoura is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 17.7 °C (31.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 37.8 °C (68°F) more in Vitim. The continentality subtype is hypercontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 395.6 mm (15.6 in) less which is equivalent to 395.6 l/m² (9.71 US gal/ft²) or 3,956,000 l/ha (422,923 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.3° lower in Vitim than in Kaikoura.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -46 (-82) -43 (-78) -31 (-55) -17 (-31) -5 (-9) +5 (+10) +10 (+17) +6 (+11) -4 (-6) -16 (-28) -31 (-56) -42 (-75) -18 (-32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -25 (-1) -37 (-1) -74 (-3) -64 (-3) -51 (-2) -15 (-1) -32 (-1) -21 (-1) -14 (-1) -24 (-1) -21 (-1) -20 (-1) -396 (-16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 06' -4h 52' -0h 52' +3h 20' +7h 06' +9h 12' +8h 14' +4h 53' +0h 45' -3h 27' -7h 12' -9h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -56.7 -38.2 -16.6 +6.6 +23.2 +29.8 +23.9 +7.3 -15.5 -38.1 -56.5 -63.8   -16.3

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