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Balkhash vs Mt Cook Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Balkhash, Kazakhstan and Mt Cook, New Zealand is approximately 13,706 km or 8,517 mi.
  • To reach Balkhash in this distance one would set out from Mt Cook bearing 305.5° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Balkhash bearing 300.6° or WNW .
  • Balkhash has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Mt Cook has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Balkhash is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Mt Cook is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 3.8 °C (6.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 27.5 °C (49.5°F) more in Balkhash. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 4073.9 mm (160.4 in) less which is equivalent to 4073.9 l/m² (99.98 US gal/ft²) or 40,739,000 l/ha (4,355,269 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.5° lower in Balkhash than in Mt Cook.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-55) -28 (-50) -19 (-33) -3 (-6) +10 (+18) +18 (+32) +22 (+39) +18 (+33) +9 (+15) -2 (-3) -16 (-28) -25 (-45) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -408 (-16) -249 (-10) -426 (-17) -325 (-13) -343 (-13) -250 (-10) -249 (-10) -279 (-11) -339 (-13) -407 (-16) -376 (-15) -423 (-17) -4074 (-160)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 04' -3h 44' -0h 40' +2h 34' +5h 21' +6h 48' +6h 09' +3h 44' +0h 35' -2h 39' -5h 25' -6h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -42.9 -24.3 -2.8 +20.5 +37.1 +43.6 +37.7 +21.1 -1.7 -24.4 -42.8 -50   -2.5

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