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Midway Island vs Penang/ Bayan Lepas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Midway Island, Hawaii and Penang/ Bayan Lepas, Malaysia is approximately 8,982 km or 5,582 mi.
  • To reach Midway Island in this distance one would set out from Penang/ Bayan Lepas bearing 62.2° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Midway Island bearing 91.1° or E .
  • Midway Island has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Penang/ Bayan Lepas has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The average temperature is 5 °C (9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.7 °C (12.1°F) more in Midway Island. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1303.6 mm (51.3 in) less which is equivalent to 1303.6 l/m² (31.99 US gal/ft²) or 13,036,000 l/ha (1,393,635 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.6° lower in Midway Island than in Penang/ Bayan Lepas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -9 (-17) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -5 (-8) -8 (-14) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +38 (+2) +22 (+1) -39 (-2) -91 (-4) -112 (-4) -92 (-4) -113 (-4) -153 (-6) -229 (-9) -251 (-10) -189 (-7) -95 (-4) -1304 (-51)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 18' -0h 48' -0h 08' +0h 33' +1h 09' +1h 27' +1h 19' +0h 48' +0h 07' -0h 34' -1h 10' -1h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -22.6 -22.4 -22.3 -9.6 +7 +13.3 +7.3 -9.5 -22.9 -22.9 -23 -22.9   -12.6

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