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Midway Island vs Port Moresby Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Midway Island, Hawaii and Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea is approximately 5,658 km or 3,516 mi.
  • To reach Midway Island in this distance one would set out from Port Moresby bearing 41.2° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Midway Island bearing 47.5° or NE .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The annual average temperature is 5 °C (9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6 °C (10.8°F) more in Midway Island. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 46 mm (1.8 in) less which is equivalent to 46 l/m² (1.13 US gal/ft²) or 460,000 l/ha (49,177 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.2° lower in Midway Island than in Port Moresby.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -43 (-2) -100 (-4) -63 (-2) -43 (-2) +42 (+2) +55 (+2) +67 (+3) +52 (+2) +74 (+3) +112 (+4) -54 (-2) -145 (-6) -46 (-2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +8 (+26) +9 (+32) +4 (+13) +6 (+20) +8 (+26) +7 (+23) +13 (+42) +12 (+39) +13 (+43) +10 (+32) +9 (+30) +12 (+39)   +111 (+30)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 03' -1h 17' -0h 14' +0h 53' +1h 49' +2h 18' +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 (¬°) -37.2 -35 -17.9 +5.1 +21.7 +28.1 +22 +5.2 -17.5 -35.3 -37.4 -37.6   -11.2

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