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Mcmurdo Sound vs Dickson, Tn Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica and Dickson, Tn, Usa is approximately 14,288 km or 8,879 mi.
  • To reach Mcmurdo Sound in this distance one would set out from Dickson, Tn bearing 195° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Mcmurdo Sound bearing 276.8° or W .
  • Mcmurdo Sound has a ice cap climate (EF) whereas Dickson, Tn has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The average annual temperature is 31.7 °C (57.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.9 °C (1.6°F) more in Mcmurdo Sound. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1157.4 mm (45.6 in) less which is equivalent to 1157.4 l/m² (28.41 US gal/ft²) or 11,574,000 l/ha (1,237,337 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42.3° lower in Mcmurdo Sound than in Dickson, Tn.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -13 (-23) -27 (-48) -36 (-64) -43 (-77) -46 (-83) -51 (-92) -52 (-94) -47 (-85) -34 (-62) -19 (-34) -8 (-14) -32 (-57)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -83 (-3) -86 (-3) -128 (-5) -110 (-4) -109 (-4) -79 (-3) -96 (-4) -80 (-3) -91 (-4) -60 (-2) -115 (-5) -122 (-5) -1157 (-46)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +14h 09' +11h 56' +1h 53' -8h 17' -13h 54' -14h 24' -14h 11' -11h 48' -1h 37' +8h 34' +13h 56' +14h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2 -20.6 -42.2 -65.1 -82.1 -88.7 -82.5 -65.5 -43 -20.1 -1.8 +5.1   -42.3

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