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Mcmurdo Sound vs Ithaca, Ny Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica and Ithaca, Ny, Usa is approximately 15,220 km or 9,458 mi.
  • To reach Mcmurdo Sound in this distance one would set out from Ithaca, Ny bearing 195.9° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Mcmurdo Sound bearing 285.6° or WNW .
  • Mcmurdo Sound has a ice cap climate (EF) whereas Ithaca, Ny has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The average annual temperature is 25 °C (45°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.5 °C (2.7°F) less in Mcmurdo Sound. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 686.3 mm (27 in) less which is equivalent to 686.3 l/m² (16.84 US gal/ft²) or 6,863,000 l/ha (733,700 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 36° lower in Mcmurdo Sound than in Ithaca, Ny.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) -4 (-6) -18 (-32) -28 (-50) -36 (-65) -41 (-73) -46 (-83) -47 (-84) -41 (-74) -29 (-52) -14 (-25) -1 (-2) -25 (-45)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -30 (-1) -22 (-1) -43 (-2) -56 (-2) -63 (-2) -68 (-3) -71 (-3) -74 (-3) -80 (-3) -63 (-2) -66 (-3) -51 (-2) -686 (-27)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +14h 43' +12h 16' +1h 57' -8h 31' -14h 24' -15h 03' -14h 46' -12h 08' -1h 40' +8h 49' +14h 26' +15h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +4.4 -14.3 -35.8 -58.8 -75.7 -82.3 -76.2 -59.1 -36.7 -13.8 +4.5 +11.4   -36

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