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Midway Island vs Milford Sound Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Midway Island, Hawaii and Milford Sound, New Zealand is approximately 8,240 km or 5,121 mi.
  • To reach Midway Island in this distance one would set out from Milford Sound bearing 13.5° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Midway Island bearing 10.8° or N .
  • Midway Island has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Milford Sound has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean temperature is 11.6 °C (20.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.4 °C (2.5°F) less in Midway Island. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 5397.8 mm (212.5 in) less which is equivalent to 5397.8 l/m² (132.47 US gal/ft²) or 53,978,000 l/ha (5,770,606 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.1° higher in Midway Island than in Milford Sound.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +3 (+6) +5 (+9) +9 (+16) +14 (+25) +18 (+33) +20 (+35) +19 (+34) +18 (+32) +14 (+25) +10 (+19) +5 (+10) +12 (+21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -545 (-21) -378 (-15) -563 (-22) -432 (-17) -465 (-18) -319 (-13) -304 (-12) -320 (-13) -437 (-17) -507 (-20) -506 (-20) -623 (-25) -5398 (-213)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 32' -2h 48' -0h 30' +1h 56' +4h 00' +5h 04' +4h 36' +2h 48' +0h 26' -2h 00' -4h 03' -5h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.2 -4.5 +17.1 +40.3 +56.9 +63.3 +57.2 +40.4 +17.7 -5.1 -23.4 -30.4   +17.1

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