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Ruatoria Climate & Temperature

  • Ruatoria, New Zealand is at 37°53'S, 178°18'E, 61 m (200 ft). See map.
  • Ruatoria 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 Ruatoria is situated in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The mean temperature is 14.5 degrees Celsius (58.1 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.7 °C (17.5°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic. Ruatoria Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1845 mm (72.6 inches) which is equivalent to 1845 Litres/m² (45.25 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Ruatoria you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Murcia/ San Javier, Spain where you would find a Subtropical steppe climate (Warm temperate thorn steppe biome).

Ruatoria Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 10 (49) 10 (51) 12 (54) 14 (57) 16 (60) 18 (64) 19 (67) 19 (66) 18 (64) 15 (60) 13 (55) 10 (51) 15 (58)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 205 (8) 230 (9) 167 (7) 102 (4) 101 (4) 136 (5) 104 (4) 108 (4) 171 (7) 144 (6) 168 (7) 209 (8) 1845 (73)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 49' 10h 43' 11h 55' 13h 10' 14h 13' 14h 44' 14h 27' 13h 35' 12h 25' 11h 10' 10h 06' 9h 34' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 31.6 39.9 51.3 62.5 71.7 75.5 71.9 62.6 52 40.4 32 28.7 51.7

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