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Ashburton Council vs Salalah, Dhofar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ashburton Council, New Zealand and Salalah, Dhofar, Oman is approximately 13,513 km or 8,397 mi.
  • To reach Ashburton Council in this distance one would set out from Salalah, Dhofar bearing 131.5° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Ashburton Council bearing 83.5° or E .
  • Ashburton Council has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Salalah, Dhofar has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Ashburton Council is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Salalah, Dhofar is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 14.3 °C (25.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.7 °C (10.3°F) more in Ashburton Council. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 564.9 mm (22.2 in) more which is equivalent to 564.9 l/m² (13.86 US gal/ft²) or 5,649,000 l/ha (603,916 US gal/ac) more. About 5 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.4° lower in Ashburton Council than in Salalah, Dhofar.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Ashburton Council relative to Salalah, Dhofar. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Salalah, Dhofar vs Ashburton Council.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -10 (-19) -16 (-28) -20 (-37) -23 (-41) -21 (-37) -18 (-33) -17 (-30) -14 (-26) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) -14 (-26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +56 (+2) +47 (+2) +56 (+2) +46 (+2) +45 (+2) +41 (+2) +38 (+2) +42 (+2) +40 (+2) +53 (+2) +48 (+2) +55 (+2) +565 (+22)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 46' +2h 20' +0h 25' -1h 36' -3h 20' -4h 13' -3h 49' -2h 20' -0h 22' +1h 40' +3h 22' +4h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +13 -5.6 -27.1 -50.4 -60.7 -60.9 -60.7 -51.1 -28.3 -5.5 +12.9 +20   -25.4

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