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

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  • The distance between King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica and Abashiri, Japan is approximately 17,497 km or 10,873 mi.
  • To reach King George Island, South Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Abashiri bearing 151.4° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach King George Island, South Shetland Islands bearing 47.5° or NE .
  • King George Island, South Shetland Islands has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Abashiri has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The mean temperature is 8.3 °C (14.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18 °C (32.4°F) less in King George Island, South Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 18.2 mm (0.7 in) less which is equivalent to 18.2 l/m (0.45 US gal/ft) or 182,000 l/ha (19,457 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.8° lower in King George Island, South Shetland Islands than in Abashiri.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.5°C (11.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +3 (+6) -6 (-11) -13 (-24) -19 (-33) -23 (-41) -26 (-46) -20 (-36) -13 (-23) -4 (-8) +3 (+6) -8 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -26 (-1) +34 (+1) +31 (+1) +35 (+1) +7 (+0) -16 (-1) -20 (-1) -44 (-2) -23 (-1) -1 (0) +4 (+0) +1 (+0) -18 (-1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +9h 06' +5h 23' +0h 58' -3h 40' -7h 55' -10h 24' -9h 15' -5h 24' -0h 50' +3h 48' +8h 02' +10h 25'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +21.6 +2.9 -18.6 -41.9 -58.4 -64.8 -59 -42.3 -19.5 +3.3 +21.6 +28.7   -18.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +8 +9 +13 +15 +12 +4 +2 +1 +8 +13 +15 +14   +9.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +8.9 (+16) +9.7 (+17) +5 (+9) -3.1 (-6) -10.7 (-19) -17.2 (-31) -21.7 (-39) -24.9 (-45) -18.1 (-33) -9.6 (-17) -1.4 (-3) +5.1 (+9) -6.5 (-12)

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