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Midway Island vs Queenstown Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Midway Island, Hawaii and Queenstown, New Zealand is approximately 8,265 km or 5,136 mi.
  • To reach Midway Island in this distance one would set out from Queenstown bearing 12.7° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Midway Island bearing 10.2° or N .
  • Midway Island has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Queenstown has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average temperature is 11.5 °C (20.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.3 °C (7.7°F) less in Midway Island. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 253.9 mm (10 in) more which is equivalent to 253.9 l/m² (6.23 US gal/ft²) or 2,539,000 l/ha (271,436 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.5° higher in Midway Island than in Queenstown.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +5 (+8) +9 (+16) +15 (+26) +20 (+35) +21 (+38) +20 (+37) +18 (+32) +13 (+24) +9 (+16) +4 (+7) +12 (+21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +32 (+1) +42 (+2) +23 (+1) +63 (+2) +10 (+0) +12 (+0) +21 (+1) +30 (+1) +50 (+2) +42 (+2) -22 (-1) -50 (-2) +254 (+10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 34' -2h 49' -0h 31' +1h 57' +4h 02' +5h 07' +4h 38' +2h 50' +0h 26' -2h 01' -4h 05' -5h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -22.8 -4.1 +17.5 +40.7 +57.2 +63.6 +57.5 +40.8 +18 -4.7 -23.1 -30   +17.5

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