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Wake Island vs King George Island, South Shetland Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Wake Island, Usa and King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is approximately 14,107 km or 8,766 mi.
  • To reach Wake Island in this distance one would set out from King George Island, South Shetland Islands bearing 237.6° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Wake Island bearing 335.3° or NNW .
  • Wake Island has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas King George Island, South Shetland Islands has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual mean temperature is 29.2 °C (52.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.1 °C (9.2°F) less in Wake Island. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 109.2 mm (4.3 in) more which is equivalent to 109.2 l/m (2.68 US gal/ft) or 1,092,000 l/ha (116,742 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42.3° higher in Wake Island than in King George Island, South Shetland Islands.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Wake Island relative to King George Island, South Shetland Islands. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of King George Island, South Shetland Islands vs Wake Island.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+43) +24 (+42) +25 (+45) +28 (+50) +31 (+56) +34 (+60) +34 (+61) +35 (+63) +33 (+59) +30 (+55) +28 (+51) +26 (+46) +29 (+53)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -10 (0) -27 (-1) -32 (-1) -21 (-1) -26 (-1) -2 (0) +46 (+2) +96 (+4) +54 (+2) +33 (+1) +3 (+0) -7 (0) +109 (+4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 14' -4h 15' -0h 45' +2h 53' +6h 16' +8h 18' +7h 21' +4h 15' +0h 39' -3h 00' -6h 22' -8h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +3.1 +21.7 +43.3 +66.6 +81.1 +81.2 +80.6 +67 +44.1 +21.3 +3 -4   +42.3

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