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King George Island, South Shetland Islands vs Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica and Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi, Iceland is approximately 14,523 km or 9,025 mi.
  • To reach King George Island, South Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi bearing 205.2° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach King George Island, South Shetland Islands bearing 203.3° or SSW .
  • King George Island, South Shetland Islands has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • The average temperature is 7 °C (12.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.2 °C (4°F) less in King George Island, South Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 823.8 mm (32.4 in) less which is equivalent to 823.8 l/m² (20.22 US gal/ft²) or 8,238,000 l/ha (880,697 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.4° higher in King George Island, South Shetland Islands than in Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.8°C (8.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for King George Island, South Shetland Islands relative to Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi 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) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -6 (-10) -10 (-18) -15 (-26) -16 (-29) -17 (-30) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) -3 (-5) +0 (+0) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -153 (-6) -58 (-2) -33 (-1) -34 (-1) -27 (-1) -27 (-1) -32 (-1) -49 (-2) -77 (-3) -106 (-4) -98 (-4) -130 (-5) -824 (-32)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +13h 16' +7h 36' +1h 20' -5h 09' -11h 24' -15h 28' -13h 31' -7h 38' -1h 09' +5h 20' +11h 34' +15h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +41.6 +23 +1.4 -21.8 -38.2 -44.5 -38.6 -21.8 +1 +23.7 +41.9 +48.8   +1.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +11 +16 +14 +15 +12 +11 +10 +12 +9 +11 +10   +11.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.4 (+4) +2.6 (+5) +1.6 (+3) -2.8 (-5) -6.8 (-12) -12 (-22) -13.6 (-24) -14.4 (-26) -9.9 (-18) -5.5 (-10) -1 (-2) +1.6 (+3) -4.8 (-9)

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