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Midway Island vs Jan Mayen Island Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Midway Island, Hawaii and Jan Mayen Island, Norway is approximately 8,951 km or 5,562 mi.
  • To reach Midway Island in this distance one would set out from Jan Mayen Island bearing 350.2° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Midway Island bearing 183.6° or S .
  • Midway Island has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Jan Mayen Island has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The mean annual temperature is 22.3 °C (40.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3 °C (5.4°F) less in Midway Island. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 476 mm (18.7 in) more which is equivalent to 476 l/m² (11.68 US gal/ft²) or 4,760,000 l/ha (508,876 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42.7° higher in Midway Island than in Jan Mayen Island.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+41) +24 (+43) +24 (+43) +24 (+43) +24 (+43) +23 (+41) +22 (+40) +22 (+40) +24 (+43) +23 (+41) +23 (+41) +22 (+40) +23 (+42)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+41) +23 (+41) +24 (+43) +23 (+41) +22 (+40) +22 (+40) +20 (+36) +20 (+36) +22 (+40) +23 (+41) +23 (+41) +22 (+40) +22 (+40)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+40) +23 (+41) +23 (+41) +22 (+40) +20 (+36) +20 (+36) +18 (+32) +18 (+32) +20 (+36) +21 (+38) +22 (+40) +21 (+38) +21 (+38)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +41 (+2) +47 (+2) +59 (+2) +86 (+3) +66 (+3) +59 (+2) +43 (+2) +35 (+1) +53 (+2) +57 (+2) -24 (-1) -46 (-2) +476 (+19)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6 ( -19) -4 ( -14) -8 ( -26) -8 ( -27) -5 ( -16) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -9 ( -29) -9 ( -30) -4 ( -13)   -66 ( -18)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +10h 05' +5h 02' +0h 48' -3h 13' -8h 48' -10h 14' -10h 12' -5h 05' -0h 42' +3h 21' +8h 59' +10h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +42.5 +42.8 +42.9 +42.9 +42.8 +42.7 +42.6 +42.5 +42.5 +42.4 +42.2 +42.7   +42.7

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