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

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  • The distance between King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica and Helsinki, Vantaa, Finland is approximately 15,353 km or 9,541 mi.
  • To reach King George Island, South Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Helsinki, Vantaa bearing 224° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach King George Island, South Shetland Islands bearing 227.5° or SW .
  • King George Island, South Shetland Islands has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Helsinki, Vantaa has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The mean temperature is 6.8 °C (12.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.2 °C (27.4°F) less in King George Island, South Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 146.2 mm (5.8 in) more which is equivalent to 146.2 l/m² (3.59 US gal/ft²) or 1,462,000 l/ha (156,298 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.5° lower in King George Island, South Shetland Islands than in Helsinki, Vantaa.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for King George Island, South Shetland Islands relative to Helsinki, Vantaa. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Helsinki, Vantaa 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 (+15) +8 (+15) +3 (+6) -5 (-9) -14 (-25) -21 (-37) -22 (-40) -22 (-39) -14 (-26) -8 (-14) -1 (-2) +5 (+8) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -2 (0) +36 (+1) +55 (+2) +48 (+2) +35 (+1) +16 (+1) -17 (-1) -20 (-1) +2 (+0) +4 (+0) -4 (0) -6 (0) +146 (+6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +11h 50' +6h 56' +1h 14' -4h 43' -10h 15' -13h 36' -12h 02' -6h 57' -1h 03' +4h 53' +10h 24' +13h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +37.7 +19 -2.5 -25.7 -42.2 -48.5 -42.6 -25.9 -3 +19.7 +37.9 +44.9   -2.5

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