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Riga vs Darfield Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Riga, Latvia and Darfield, New Zealand is approximately 17,336 km or 10,773 mi.
  • To reach Riga in this distance one would set out from Darfield bearing 315.1° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Riga bearing 249.8° or WSW .
  • Riga has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Darfield has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Riga is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Darfield is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean temperature is 5.4 °C (9.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.9 °C (17.8°F) more in Riga. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 152.3 mm (6 in) less which is equivalent to 152.3 l/m² (3.74 US gal/ft²) or 1,523,000 l/ha (162,819 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.8° lower in Riga than in Darfield.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -16 (-28) -7 (-13) +3 (+5) +9 (+17) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +3 (+5) -4 (-8) -12 (-21) -18 (-33) -5 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -32 (-1) -30 (-1) -39 (-2) -26 (-1) -30 (-1) +3 (+0) +3 (+0) -3 (0) +24 (+1) -7 (0) -2 (0) -14 (-1) -152 (-6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 37' -4h 37' -0h 50' +3h 10' +6h 42' +8h 36' +7h 44' +4h 38' +0h 43' -3h 17' -6h 47' -8h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -53.2 -34.6 -13 +10.2 +26.9 +33.4 +27.5 +10.8 -12 -34.7 -53.1 -60.3   -12.8

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