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Kwajalein Island vs Amsterdam Island Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kwajalein Island, Marshall Islands and Amsterdam Island, French Southern Lands is approximately 10,616 km or 6,597 mi.
  • To reach Kwajalein Island in this distance one would set out from Amsterdam Island bearing 83.2° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Kwajalein Island bearing 52.5° or NE .
  • Kwajalein Island has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Amsterdam Island has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average temperature is 14 °C (25.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.4 °C (9.7°F) less in Kwajalein Island. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1474 mm (58 in) more which is equivalent to 1474 l/m² (36.18 US gal/ft²) or 14,740,000 l/ha (1,575,804 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.4° higher in Kwajalein Island than in Amsterdam Island.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+19) +11 (+19) +12 (+21) +13 (+24) +15 (+27) +16 (+30) +17 (+31) +17 (+31) +17 (+30) +16 (+29) +15 (+26) +12 (+22) +14 (+26)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +11 (+19) +12 (+21) +13 (+23) +15 (+26) +16 (+28) +16 (+30) +17 (+30) +16 (+29) +16 (+28) +14 (+26) +12 (+22) +14 (+25)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +11 (+19) +12 (+21) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +15 (+28) +16 (+28) +16 (+29) +16 (+28) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +12 (+22) +14 (+24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +20 (+1) +4 (+0) +22 (+1) +90 (+4) +144 (+6) +131 (+5) +161 (+6) +162 (+6) +218 (+9) +218 (+9) +181 (+7) +125 (+5) +1474 (+58)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 44' -1h 42' -0h 18' +1h 10' +2h 26' +3h 04' +2h 47' +1h 42' +0h 16' -1h 13' -2h 27' -3h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -10.7 +7.7 +29.3 +46.5 +46.6 +46.5 +46.4 +46.3 +30.4 +7.6 -10.6 -17.8   +22.4

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