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Midway Island vs Massawa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Midway Island, Hawaii and Massawa, Eritrea is approximately 13,734 km or 8,534 mi.
  • To reach Midway Island in this distance one would set out from Massawa bearing 39.3° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Midway Island bearing 136.2° or SE .
  • Midway Island has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Massawa has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The average temperature is 7 °C (12.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) less in Midway Island. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 920.7 mm (36.2 in) more which is equivalent to 920.7 l/m² (22.6 US gal/ft²) or 9,207,000 l/ha (984,289 US gal/ac) more. About 6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.7° lower in Midway Island than in Massawa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -10 (-19) -9 (-16) -9 (-15) -8 (-15) -9 (-15) -10 (-17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -7 (-13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -5 (-8) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +72 (+3) +72 (+3) +97 (+4) +126 (+5) +83 (+3) +86 (+3) +71 (+3) +81 (+3) +124 (+5) +110 (+4) +19 (+1) -21 (-1) +921 (+36)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +12 (+42) +10 (+32) +10 (+33) +9 (+29) +10 (+33) +14 (+45) +13 (+42) +15 (+50) +10 (+32) +9 (+30) +14 (+45)   +137 (+38)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 45' -0h 28' -0h 05' +0h 19' +0h 40' +0h 50' +0h 46' +0h 28' +0h 04' -0h 20' -0h 40' -0h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -12.4 -12.3 -12.3 -12.4 -3.2 +3 -2.9 -12.8 -12.8 -12.7 -12.7 -12.6   -9.7

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