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Fort Dodge, Ia vs Wairakei Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fort Dodge, Ia, Usa and Wairakei, New Zealand is approximately 12,802 km or 7,955 mi.
  • To reach Fort Dodge, Ia in this distance one would set out from Wairakei bearing 53.9° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Fort Dodge, Ia bearing 59.7° or ENE .
  • Fort Dodge, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Wairakei has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Fort Dodge, Ia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Wairakei is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 3.9 °C (7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.3 °C (38.3°F) more in Fort Dodge, Ia. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 354 mm (13.9 in) less which is equivalent to 354 l/m² (8.69 US gal/ft²) or 3,540,000 l/ha (378,449 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.7° lower in Fort Dodge, Ia than in Wairakei.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-48) -23 (-42) -15 (-26) -4 (-7) +6 (+11) +13 (+24) +16 (+29) +14 (+25) +7 (+13) -2 (-3) -12 (-21) -22 (-40) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -64 (-3) -64 (-3) -43 (-2) -3 (0) +7 (+0) +11 (+0) -1 (0) -7 (0) -9 (0) -32 (-1) -53 (-2) -96 (-4) -354 (-14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 09' -3h 11' -0h 34' +2h 11' +4h 33' +5h 46' +5h 13' +3h 11' +0h 30' -2h 16' -4h 37' -5h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -44 -25.4 -3.8 +19.4 +36 +42.4 +36.4 +19.8 -3.1 -25.8 -44.1 -51.2   -3.7

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