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Mcmurdo Sound vs Abilene, Tx Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica and Abilene, Tx, Usa is approximately 13,607 km or 8,455 mi.
  • To reach Mcmurdo Sound in this distance one would set out from Abilene, Tx bearing 194.4° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Mcmurdo Sound bearing 265.9° or W .
  • Mcmurdo Sound has a ice cap climate (EF) whereas Abilene, Tx has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The average temperature is 35.4 °C (63.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.7 °C (3.1°F) more in Mcmurdo Sound. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 406.8 mm (16 in) less which is equivalent to 406.8 l/m (9.98 US gal/ft) or 4,068,000 l/ha (434,896 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 46° lower in Mcmurdo Sound than in Abilene, Tx.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Mcmurdo Sound relative to Abilene, Tx. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Abilene, Tx vs Mcmurdo Sound.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -17 (-31) -31 (-55) -40 (-71) -46 (-83) -50 (-89) -55 (-98) -56 (-100) -50 (-90) -39 (-69) -22 (-40) -11 (-20) -35 (-64)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -10 (0) -1 (0) -20 (-1) -30 (-1) -54 (-2) -45 (-2) -36 (-1) -58 (-2) -72 (-3) -44 (-2) -26 (-1) -12 (0) -407 (-16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +13h 52' +11h 45' +1h 51' -8h 10' -13h 39' -14h 05' -13h 53' -11h 37' -1h 36' +8h 27' +13h 40' +14h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -5.6 -24.3 -45.9 -68.8 -85.7 -92.3 -86.2 -69.1 -46.7 -23.8 -5.5 +1.4   -46

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