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Kwajalein Island vs Byrd Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kwajalein Island, Marshall Islands and Byrd, Antarctica is approximately 10,637 km or 6,610 mi.
  • To reach Kwajalein Island in this distance one would set out from Byrd bearing 288.5° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kwajalein Island bearing 350.4° or N .
  • Kwajalein Island has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Byrd has a ice cap climate (EF).
  • The mean temperature is 55.9 °C (100.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22.2 °C (40°F) less in Kwajalein Island. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2563 mm (100.9 in) more which is equivalent to 2563 l/m² (62.9 US gal/ft²) or 25,630,000 l/ha (2,740,017 US gal/ac) more. About 86 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 64.5° higher in Kwajalein Island than in Byrd.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +42 (+76) +48 (+86) +55 (+100) +58 (+104) +61 (+110) +62 (+112) +63 (+114) +64 (+116) +65 (+117) +59 (+107) +50 (+89) +43 (+77) +56 (+101)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +110 (+4) +78 (+3) +102 (+4) +191 (+8) +249 (+10) +241 (+10) +263 (+10) +256 (+10) +301 (+12) +302 (+12) +269 (+11) +203 (+8) +2563 (+101)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -12h 26' -11h 54' -2h 08' +8h 58' +12h 23' +12h 29' +12h 27' +11h 44' +1h 49' -9h 11' -12h 24' -12h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +31.4 +49.9 +71.6 +88.8 +88.9 +88.7 +88.4 +88.2 +72.3 +49.4 +31.2 +24.4   +64.5

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