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Midway Island vs Grytviken Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Midway Island, Hawaii and Grytviken, South Georgia is approximately 15,738 km or 9,780 mi.
  • To reach Midway Island in this distance one would set out from Grytviken bearing 243.4° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Midway Island bearing 323.7° or NW .
  • Midway Island has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Grytviken has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The mean annual temperature is 20.3 °C (36.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1 °C (1.8°F) more in Midway Island. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 291 mm (11.5 in) less which is equivalent to 291 l/m² (7.14 US gal/ft²) or 2,910,000 l/ha (311,098 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.7° higher in Midway Island than in Grytviken.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +17 (+31) +23 (+41) +27 (+49) +28 (+50) +28 (+50) +26 (+47) +22 (+40) +18 (+32) +14 (+25) +20 (+37)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +18 (+32) +22 (+40) +26 (+47) +27 (+49) +28 (+50) +26 (+47) +22 (+40) +19 (+34) +15 (+27) +20 (+37)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +15 (+27) +17 (+31) +21 (+38) +26 (+47) +27 (+49) +27 (+49) +25 (+45) +22 (+40) +19 (+34) +16 (+29) +20 (+36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +10 (+0) -20 (-1) -30 (-1) -7 (0) -53 (-2) -47 (-2) -63 (-2) -46 (-2) +33 (+1) +50 (+2) -50 (-2) -68 (-3) -291 (-11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +4 (+13) +3 (+11) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -6) -5 ( -17) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +7 (+23)   +8 (+2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 51' -3h 34' -0h 39' +2h 27' +5h 09' +6h 35' +5h 56' +3h 35' +0h 33' -2h 32' -5h 13' -6h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13.5 +5.3 +26.9 +50.1 +66.6 +72.8 +66.6 +49.8 +27 +4.3 -14 -20.8   +26.7

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