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Mcmurdo Sound vs Sandakan, Borneo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica and Sandakan, Borneo, Malaysia is approximately 9,766 km or 6,069 mi.
  • To reach Mcmurdo Sound in this distance one would set out from Sandakan, Borneo bearing 170.9° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Mcmurdo Sound bearing 131.7° or SE .
  • Mcmurdo Sound has a ice cap climate (EF) whereas Sandakan, Borneo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean annual temperature is 44.3 °C (79.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.1 °C (41.6°F) more in Mcmurdo Sound. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2797.1 mm (110.1 in) less which is equivalent to 2797.1 l/m² (68.65 US gal/ft²) or 27,971,000 l/ha (2,990,286 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 62.8° lower in Mcmurdo Sound than in Sandakan, Borneo.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-52) -35 (-63) -44 (-80) -49 (-87) -51 (-92) -50 (-90) -53 (-95) -55 (-98) -53 (-95) -46 (-83) -37 (-66) -30 (-54) -44 (-80)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -421 (-17) -239 (-9) -143 (-6) -89 (-4) -117 (-5) -172 (-7) -178 (-7) -200 (-8) -227 (-9) -233 (-9) -332 (-13) -448 (-18) -2797 (-110)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +12h 18' +10h 47' +1h 41' -7h 29' -12h 16' -12h 20' -12h 18' -10h 38' -1h 26' +7h 45' +12h 16' +12h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -31.9 -50.4 -71.9 -83.3 -83.6 -83.8 -83.6 -83.3 -73.2 -50.2 -32 -25.1   -62.8

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