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Midway Island vs Honiara, Guadalcanal Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Midway Island, Hawaii and Honiara, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands is approximately 4,842 km or 3,009 mi.
  • To reach Midway Island in this distance one would set out from Honiara, Guadalcanal bearing 29.5° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Midway Island bearing 33.5° or NNE .
  • Midway Island has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Honiara, Guadalcanal has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean temperature is 4.6 °C (8.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7 °C (12.6°F) more in Midway Island. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1073 mm (42.2 in) less which is equivalent to 1073 l/m² (26.33 US gal/ft²) or 10,730,000 l/ha (1,147,108 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.3° lower in Midway Island than in Honiara, Guadalcanal.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -5 (-9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -5 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -4 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -170 (-7) -193 (-8) -255 (-10) -84 (-3) -50 (-2) -11 (0) -21 (-1) -3 (0) +32 (+1) -22 (-1) -98 (-4) -198 (-8) -1073 (-42)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -11) -10 ( -32) -7 ( -23) -5 ( -16) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0)   -35 ( -10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 03' -1h 17' -0h 14' +0h 53' +1h 49' +2h 17' +2h 05' +1h 17' +0h 12' -0h 55' -1h 51' -2h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -37.1 -35 -18 +5.1 +21.7 +28 +22 +5.2 -17.5 -35.3 -37.4 -37.6   -11.3

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