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Opotiki Climate & Temperature

  • Opotiki, New Zealand is at 38°4'S, 177°16'E, 10 m (33 ft). See map.
  • Opotiki has a marine west coast climate that is mild with no dry season, warm summers. Heavy precipitation occurs during mild winters which are dominated by mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Opotiki is situated in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean temperature is 14.1 degrees Celsius (57.4 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.6 °C (17.3°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic. Opotiki Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1339.2 mm (52.7 inches) which is equivalent to 1339.2 Litres/m² (32.85 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Opotiki you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Albacete/ Los Llanos, Spain where you would find a Subtropical steppe climate (Cool temperate steppe biome).

Opotiki Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 9 (49) 10 (50) 12 (53) 13 (56) 15 (59) 17 (63) 19 (65) 19 (66) 18 (64) 15 (59) 12 (54) 10 (50) 14 (57)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 116 (5) 141 (6) 114 (4) 98 (4) 100 (4) 123 (5) 87 (3) 80 (3) 134 (5) 100 (4) 113 (4) 134 (5) 1339 (53)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 48' 10h 42' 11h 55' 13h 11' 14h 14' 14h 45' 14h 28' 13h 35' 12h 25' 11h 09' 10h 06' 9h 33' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 31.4 39.7 51.1 62.3 71.5 75.3 71.7 62.4 51.8 40.2 31.8 28.5 51.5

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