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Midway Island vs Papeete Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Midway Island, Hawaii and Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia is approximately 5,901 km or 3,667 mi.
  • To reach Midway Island in this distance one would set out from Papeete bearing 329.1° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Midway Island bearing 326.3° or NNW .
  • Midway Island has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Papeete has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The mean temperature is 3.3 °C (6°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 657.2 mm (25.9 in) less which is equivalent to 657.2 l/m² (16.13 US gal/ft²) or 6,572,000 l/ha (702,590 US gal/ac) less. About 5/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.8° lower in Midway Island than in Papeete.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -9 (-15) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +1 (+3) -2 (-4) -5 (-8) -8 (-14) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -5 (-8) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -5 (-8) -7 (-13) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -208 (-8) -139 (-5) -88 (-3) -11 (0) -1 (0) +26 (+1) +19 (+1) +41 (+2) +81 (+3) +41 (+2) -119 (-5) -298 (-12) -657 (-26)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +4 (+14) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +2 (+6) +5 (+17) +9 (+29) +10 (+32) +10 (+33) +6 (+19) +2 (+7) +3 (+10)   +58 (+16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 30' -1h 33' -0h 17' +1h 04' +2h 13' +2h 47' +2h 32' +1h 33' +0h 14' -1h 07' -2h 14' -2h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -44.5 -30.7 -9.6 +13.5 +30 +36.2 +29.9 +13.1 -9.7 -31.7 -44.2 -45.7   -7.8

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