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Mcmurdo Sound vs Wynyard, Sk Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica and Wynyard, Sk, Canada is approximately 15,566 km or 9,673 mi.
  • To reach Mcmurdo Sound in this distance one would set out from Wynyard, Sk bearing 199.1° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Mcmurdo Sound bearing 254.3° or WSW .
  • Mcmurdo Sound has a ice cap climate (EF) whereas Wynyard, Sk has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The annual mean temperature is 18.9 °C (34°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.9 °C (19.6°F) less in Mcmurdo Sound. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 193.3 mm (7.6 in) less which is equivalent to 193.3 l/m² (4.74 US gal/ft²) or 1,933,000 l/ha (206,651 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.7° lower in Mcmurdo Sound than in Wynyard, Sk.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +5 (+10) -10 (-18) -24 (-43) -34 (-61) -38 (-69) -44 (-79) -44 (-80) -37 (-66) -24 (-43) -4 (-6) +11 (+20) -19 (-34)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -1 (0) +16 (+1) -9 (0) -3 (0) -28 (-1) -39 (-2) -50 (-2) -34 (-1) -31 (-1) -6 (0) -4 (0) -6 (0) -193 (-8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +15h 52' +12h 57' +2h 04' -8h 59' -15h 24' -16h 21' -15h 55' -12h 49' -1h 47' +9h 17' +15h 27' +16h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +13.6 -5 -26.6 -49.5 -66.4 -73 -66.9 -49.8 -27.3 -4.5 +13.8 +20.7   -26.7

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