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Mcmurdo Sound vs Ofunato Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica and Ofunato, Japan is approximately 13,110 km or 8,147 mi.
  • To reach Mcmurdo Sound in this distance one would set out from Ofunato bearing 174.2° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Mcmurdo Sound bearing 158.2° or SSE .
  • Mcmurdo Sound has a ice cap climate (EF) whereas Ofunato has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The mean annual temperature is 28.2 °C (50.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) more in Mcmurdo Sound. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1266 mm (49.8 in) less which is equivalent to 1266 l/m² (31.07 US gal/ft²) or 12,660,000 l/ha (1,353,438 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.3° lower in Mcmurdo Sound than in Ofunato.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -9 (-17) -21 (-37) -30 (-53) -37 (-66) -40 (-72) -47 (-84) -50 (-91) -45 (-80) -33 (-59) -18 (-32) -7 (-12) -28 (-51)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -30 (-1) -32 (-1) -72 (-3) -124 (-5) -129 (-5) -126 (-5) -148 (-6) -185 (-7) -185 (-7) -119 (-5) -88 (-3) -30 (-1) -1266 (-50)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +14h 24' +12h 05' +1h 55' -8h 23' -14h 07' -14h 41' -14h 26' -11h 57' -1h 39' +8h 41' +14h 09' +14h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1.1 -17.4 -39 -61.9 -79 -85.7 -79.7 -62.7 -40.3 -17.4 +1 +8.1   -39.3

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