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Midway Island vs Apia, Upolu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Midway Island, Hawaii and Apia, Upolu, Samoa is approximately 4,711 km or 2,927 mi.
  • To reach Midway Island in this distance one would set out from Apia, Upolu bearing 352.7° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Midway Island bearing 351.9° or N .
  • Midway Island has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Apia, Upolu has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The annual mean temperature is 4.4 °C (8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7 °C (12.6°F) more in Midway Island. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1749 mm (68.9 in) less which is equivalent to 1749 l/m² (42.92 US gal/ft²) or 17,490,000 l/ha (1,869,797 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.7° lower in Midway Island than in Apia, Upolu.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 1 (+2) 1 (+2) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -8 (-14) -4 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -348 (-14) -292 (-11) -251 (-10) -124 (-5) -69 (-3) -44 (-2) -2 (0) +0 (+0) -5 (0) -38 (-1) -224 (-9) -352 (-14) -1749 (-69)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6 ( -19) -3 ( -11) -6 ( -19) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -6) +3 (+10) +6 (+19) +5 (+16) +4 (+13) -2 ( -6) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3)   -9 ( -2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 17' -1h 25' -0h 15' +0h 59' +2h 02' +2h 33' +2h 19' +1h 26' +0h 13' -1h 01' -2h 03' -2h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -41.5 -33.8 -13.3 +9.8 +26.2 +32.4 +26.2 +9.3 -13.5 -34.6 -41.3 -42   -9.7

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