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Yellowknife, Northwest Territories vs Ruakura Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada and Ruakura, New Zealand is approximately 12,766 km or 7,933 mi.
  • To reach Yellowknife, Northwest Territories in this distance one would set out from Ruakura bearing 28.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Yellowknife, Northwest Territories bearing 55° or NE .
  • Yellowknife, Northwest Territories has a boreal subarctic climate with dry summers (Dsc) whereas Ruakura has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average temperature is 18.8 °C (33.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 34.5 °C (62.1°F) more in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 930.5 mm (36.6 in) less which is equivalent to 930.5 l/m (22.84 US gal/ft) or 9,305,000 l/ha (994,766 US gal/ac) less. About 2/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.9° lower in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories than in Ruakura.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Yellowknife, Northwest Territories relative to Ruakura. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Ruakura vs Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -46 (-83) -43 (-77) -36 (-64) -21 (-37) -6 (-12) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +4 (+8) -5 (-8) -15 (-26) -30 (-53) -41 (-74) -19 (-34)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -72 (-3) -63 (-2) -79 (-3) -80 (-3) -89 (-4) -98 (-4) -88 (-3) -75 (-3) -74 (-3) -60 (-2) -68 (-3) -85 (-3) -931 (-37)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 36' -5h 05' -0h 54' +3h 28' +7h 28' +9h 51' +8h 45' +5h 05' +0h 47' -3h 35' -7h 35' -9h 52'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -64.2 -45.5 -24.1 -0.9 +15.7 +22.2 +16.2 -0.5 -23.3 -45.9 -64.2 -71.4   -23.9

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