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KirkjubŠjarklaustur vs Mcmurdo Sound Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between KirkjubŠjarklaustur, Iceland and Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica is approximately 18,443 km or 11,460 mi.
  • To reach KirkjubŠjarklaustur in this distance one would set out from Mcmurdo Sound bearing 171.4° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach KirkjubŠjarklaustur bearing 4.1° or N .
  • KirkjubŠjarklaustur has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Mcmurdo Sound has a ice cap climate (EF).
  • The annual mean temperature is 21.8 °C (39.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13 °C (23.4°F) less in KirkjubŠjarklaustur. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1431.3 mm (56.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1431.3 l/m² (35.13 US gal/ft²) or 14,313,000 l/ha (1,530,155 US gal/ac) more. About 7 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.7° higher in KirkjubŠjarklaustur than in Mcmurdo Sound.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for KirkjubŠjarklaustur relative to Mcmurdo Sound. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Mcmurdo Sound vs KirkjubŠjarklaustur.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +9 (+16) +18 (+32) +24 (+43) +30 (+54) +32 (+58) +37 (+67) +38 (+68) +33 (+60) +24 (+43) +11 (+19) +3 (+6) +22 (+39)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +129 (+5) +101 (+4) +116 (+5) +97 (+4) +97 (+4) +103 (+4) +104 (+4) +146 (+6) +131 (+5) +165 (+6) +125 (+5) +119 (+5) +1431 (+56)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -18h 49' -14h 29' -2h 20' +10h 00' +17h 51' +19h 58' +18h 57' +14h 22' +2h 00' -10h 21' -17h 56' -19h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -25.6 -7 +14.5 +37.4 +54.4 +61 +54.9 +37.9 +15.4 -7.4 -25.7 -32.6   +14.7

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