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Mcmurdo Sound vs Gafsa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica and Gafsa, Tunisia is approximately 15,068 km or 9,363 mi.
  • To reach Mcmurdo Sound in this distance one would set out from Gafsa bearing 173.5° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Mcmurdo Sound bearing 26.3° or NNE .
  • Mcmurdo Sound has a ice cap climate (EF) whereas Gafsa has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The average temperature is 36.1 °C (65°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.1 °C (9.2°F) more in Mcmurdo Sound. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 19.5 mm (0.8 in) more which is equivalent to 19.5 l/m² (0.48 US gal/ft²) or 195,000 l/ha (20,847 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44° lower in Mcmurdo Sound than in Gafsa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -20 (-36) -31 (-56) -38 (-68) -45 (-81) -49 (-88) -55 (-98) -56 (-101) -51 (-92) -39 (-71) -24 (-43) -14 (-24) -36 (-65)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -7 (0) +12 (+0) -9 (0) +6 (+0) +8 (+0) +19 (+1) +16 (+1) +5 (+0) -13 (0) -1 (0) -5 (0) -13 (-1) +20 (+1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +14h 01' +11h 51' +1h 53' -8h 14' -13h 47' -14h 15' -14h 03' -11h 43' -1h 36' +8h 30' +13h 48' +14h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (┬°) -3.6 -22.2 -43.8 -66.7 -83.7 -90.3 -84.2 -67.2 -44.8 -21.9 -3.6 +3.4   -44

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