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Grytviken vs Caen Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Grytviken, South Georgia and Caen, France is approximately 11,986 km or 7,448 mi.
  • To reach Grytviken in this distance one would set out from Caen bearing 201.2° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Grytviken bearing 203.8° or SSW .
  • Grytviken has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Caen has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Grytviken is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Caen is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 8.9 °C (16.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6 °C (10.8°F) less in Grytviken. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 684.1 mm (26.9 in) more which is equivalent to 684.1 l/m² (16.79 US gal/ft²) or 6,841,000 l/ha (731,348 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • There are 651 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Grytviken. In whichever way circa 1h 45' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.7° lower in Grytviken than in Caen.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.2°C (14.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) 1 (+2) -3 (-5) -8 (-14) -14 (-25) -19 (-34) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -16 (-29) -11 (-20) -4 (-7) 0 (0) -10 (-17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -8 (-14) -13 (-23) -17 (-31) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -16 (-28) -10 (-18) -5 (-8) -1 (-2) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -6 (-11) -11 (-20) -15 (-27) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) -8 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +34 (+1) +56 (+2) +81 (+3) +91 (+4) +86 (+3) +81 (+3) +94 (+4) +89 (+3) +33 (+1) +14 (+1) +8 (+0) +18 (+1) +684 (+27)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -5 ( -16) -1 ( -4) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) -2 ( -6) +3 (+10) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) -2 ( -7) -3 ( -10) -5 ( -17) -6 ( -19)   -15 ( -4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 21' +2h 09' -1h 29' -4h 36' -6h 50' -7h 12' -6h 40' -4h 52' -1h 50' +1h 17' +3h 06' +3h 27'   -1h 45'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +7h 46' +4h 44' +0h 51' -3h 15' -6h 50' -8h 46' -7h 54' -4h 44' -0h 44' +3h 22' +6h 56' +8h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +34.5 +15.8 -5.7 -29 -45.5 -51.9 -45.8 -29.1 -6.2 +16.4 +34.8 +41.8   -5.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -10 -8 -2 +5 +8 +8 +10 +9 +4 -2 -11 -13   -0.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.8 (-1) -1.5 (-3) -2.3 (-4) -5.9 (-11) -9.9 (-18) -14.3 (-26) -15.7 (-28) -15.8 (-28) -13.5 (-24) -9.7 (-17) -6.2 (-11) -3.2 (-6) -8.2 (-15)

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