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Midway Island vs Puntarenas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Midway Island, Hawaii and Puntarenas, Costa Rica is approximately 9,731 km or 6,047 mi.
  • To reach Midway Island in this distance one would set out from Puntarenas bearing 298.2° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Midway Island bearing 260° or W .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean temperature is 5.1 °C (9.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.7 °C (10.3°F) more in Midway Island. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 499.5 mm (19.7 in) less which is equivalent to 499.5 l/m² (12.26 US gal/ft²) or 4,995,000 l/ha (533,999 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.8° lower in Midway Island than in Puntarenas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -10 (-17) -9 (-17) -9 (-15) -6 (-10) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) -2 (-4) -4 (-8) -8 (-14) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +101 (+4) +92 (+4) +101 (+4) +100 (+4) -105 (-4) -145 (-6) -103 (-4) -146 (-6) -184 (-7) -125 (-5) -74 (-3) -13 (-1) -500 (-20)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 03' -0h 39' -0h 07' +0h 27' +0h 56' +1h 11' +1h 04' +0h 39' +0h 06' -0h 28' -0h 57' -1h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -18.1 -18 -18 -14 +2.4 +8.7 +2.5 -14.3 -18.2 -18.1 -18.2 -18.2   -11.8

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