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Midway Island vs Rapa Nui Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Midway Island, Hawaii and Rapa Nui, Easter Island is approximately 9,506 km or 5,907 mi.
  • To reach Midway Island in this distance one would set out from Rapa Nui bearing 305° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Midway Island bearing 304.2° or NW .
  • Midway Island has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Rapa Nui has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The average temperature is 1.5 °C (2.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) more in Midway Island. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 120 mm (4.7 in) less which is equivalent to 120 l/m² (2.95 US gal/ft²) or 1,200,000 l/ha (128,288 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.2° lower in Midway Island than in Rapa Nui.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Midway Island relative to Rapa Nui. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Rapa Nui vs Midway Island.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) -4 (-7) +1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +2 (+4) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) -3 (-5) +1 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) -2 (-4) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +6 (+0) +11 (+0) -6 (0) +16 (+1) -27 (-1) -43 (-2) -13 (-1) -1 (0) +51 (+2) +62 (+2) -68 (-3) -108 (-4) -120 (-5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +3 (+10) +5 (+18) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -16) -4 ( -13) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +7 (+23)   +4 (+1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 05' -1h 55' -0h 21' +1h 19' +2h 44' +3h 26' +3h 07' +1h 55' +0h 18' -1h 22' -2h 46' -3h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -40.2 -21.5 -0.1 +23.1 +39.5 +45.8 +39.5 +22.7 -0.1 -22.6 -40.6 -47.8   -0.2

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