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Midway Island vs Takaroa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Midway Island, Hawaii and Takaroa, French Polynesia is approximately 5,885 km or 3,657 mi.
  • To reach Midway Island in this distance one would set out from Takaroa bearing 323.8° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Midway Island bearing 319.5° or NW .
  • Midway Island has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Takaroa has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The average temperature is 5.1 °C (9.2°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 486.9 mm (19.2 in) less which is equivalent to 486.9 l/m² (11.95 US gal/ft²) or 4,869,000 l/ha (520,528 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.4° lower in Midway Island than in Takaroa.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Midway Island relative to Takaroa. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Takaroa 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) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -4 (-6) -1 (-1) 1 (+2) 2 (+4) 2 (+3) -2 (-3) -4 (-8) -8 (-14) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-15) -10 (-17) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -8 (-15) -5 (-9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -10 (-19) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -5 (-8) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -99 (-4) -94 (-4) -32 (-1) +12 (+0) +16 (+1) -14 (-1) -12 (0) +22 (+1) +44 (+2) +3 (+0) -162 (-6) -168 (-7) -487 (-19)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 19' -1h 27' -0h 16' +1h 00' +2h 04' +2h 35' +2h 21' +1h 27' +0h 13' -1h 02' -2h 05' -2h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -42 -33.3 -12.7 +10.4 +26.9 +33.1 +26.8 +10 -12.8 -34.1 -41.9 -42.6   -9.4

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