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Whatawhata vs Sodankyla, Lapland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Whatawhata, New Zealand and Sodankyla, Lapland, Finland is approximately 16,188 km or 10,059 mi.
  • To reach Whatawhata in this distance one would set out from Sodankyla, Lapland bearing 47° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Whatawhata bearing 159.1° or SSE .
  • Whatawhata has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Sodankyla, Lapland has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Whatawhata is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Sodankyla, Lapland is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 14.7 °C (26.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.8 °C (35.6°F) less in Whatawhata. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1090.6 mm (42.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1090.6 l/m² (26.77 US gal/ft²) or 10,906,000 l/ha (1,165,924 US gal/ac) more. About 3 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28.7° higher in Whatawhata than in Sodankyla, Lapland.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Whatawhata relative to Sodankyla, Lapland. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Sodankyla, Lapland vs Whatawhata.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +33 (+60) +32 (+58) +26 (+46) +17 (+30) +7 (+12) -2 (-3) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) +6 (+10) +13 (+24) +22 (+40) +30 (+53) +15 (+26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +75 (+3) +70 (+3) +92 (+4) +93 (+4) +108 (+4) +109 (+4) +102 (+4) +99 (+4) +84 (+3) +86 (+3) +84 (+3) +90 (+4) +1091 (+43)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +11h 34' +6h 08' +1h 04' -4h 08' -9h 28' -14h 18' -11h 52' -6h 10' -0h 55' +4h 17' +9h 37' +14h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +69 +50.5 +29.1 +5.8 -10.8 -17.3 -11.4 +5.3 +28.1 +50.7 +68.9 +76   +28.7

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