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Mcmurdo Sound vs Agalega Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica and Agalega, Mauritius is approximately 9,336 km or 5,802 mi.
  • To reach Mcmurdo Sound in this distance one would set out from Agalega bearing 168.5° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Mcmurdo Sound bearing 68.3° or ENE .
  • Mcmurdo Sound has a ice cap climate (EF) whereas Agalega has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The annual average temperature is 43.8 °C (78.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.9 °C (39.4°F) more in Mcmurdo Sound. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1440 mm (56.7 in) less which is equivalent to 1440 l/m (35.34 US gal/ft) or 14,400,000 l/ha (1,539,456 US gal/ac) less. About 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 61.2° lower in Mcmurdo Sound than in Agalega.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-54) -36 (-65) -45 (-81) -49 (-87) -50 (-90) -49 (-88) -51 (-92) -52 (-94) -51 (-92) -45 (-82) -36 (-66) -31 (-55) -44 (-79)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -264 (-10) -212 (-8) -154 (-6) -130 (-5) -93 (-4) -58 (-2) -84 (-3) -50 (-2) -47 (-2) -59 (-2) -113 (-4) -176 (-7) -1440 (-57)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +11h 27' +10h 15' +1h 35' -7h 08' -11h 31' -11h 24' -11h 27' -10h 07' -1h 21' +7h 22' +11h 31' +11h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -48 -63.8 -67.1 -66.9 -67.3 -67.5 -67.4 -67.1 -67.4 -63.4 -47.9 -41.3   -61.2

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