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Byrd vs Molesworth Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Byrd, Antarctica and Molesworth, New Zealand is approximately 4,980 km or 3,095 mi.
  • To reach Byrd in this distance one would set out from Molesworth bearing 166.9° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Byrd bearing 103.7° or ESE .
  • Byrd has a ice cap climate (EF) whereas Molesworth has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean temperature is 36.3 °C (65.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.3 °C (18.5°F) more in Byrd. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 631.3 mm (24.9 in) less which is equivalent to 631.3 l/m² (15.49 US gal/ft²) or 6,313,000 l/ha (674,902 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 37.9° lower in Byrd than in Molesworth.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-51) -34 (-61) -40 (-71) -39 (-70) -38 (-69) -37 (-66) -37 (-67) -39 (-71) -43 (-77) -40 (-71) -32 (-58) -28 (-50) -36 (-65)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -49 (-2) -37 (-1) -43 (-2) -61 (-2) -56 (-2) -50 (-2) -60 (-2) -54 (-2) -48 (-2) -62 (-2) -52 (-2) -61 (-2) -631 (-25)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +9h 18' +9h 57' +1h 47' -7h 38' -9h 37' -8h 59' -9h 16' -9h 48' -1h 31' +7h 47' +9h 35' +8h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -38 -38.1 -38.2 -38.1 -38.1 -37.9 -37.7 -37.5 -37.5 -37.5 -37.6 -38   -37.9

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