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Grytviken vs Calafat Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Grytviken, South Georgia and Calafat, Romania is approximately 12,286 km or 7,635 mi.
  • To reach Grytviken in this distance one would set out from Calafat bearing 212.5° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Grytviken bearing 221.4° or SW .
  • Grytviken has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Calafat has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Grytviken is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Calafat is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 10.2 °C (18.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19 °C (34.2°F) less in Grytviken. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 832 mm (32.8 in) more which is equivalent to 832 l/m² (20.42 US gal/ft²) or 8,320,000 l/ha (889,463 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/2 as much.
  • There are 731 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Grytviken. In whichever way circa 1h 58' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.9° lower in Grytviken than in Calafat.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.4°C (16.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) -2 (-4) -12 (-22) -21 (-38) -27 (-49) -30 (-54) -28 (-50) -22 (-40) -12 (-22) -2 (-4) +4 (+7) -12 (-21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +5 (+8) -1 (-1) -11 (-19) -18 (-32) -24 (-43) -26 (-47) -26 (-46) -20 (-35) -10 (-18) -3 (-5) +3 (+5) -10 (-18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) 0 (0) -8 (-14) -15 (-27) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -16 (-29) -9 (-16) -4 (-7) +2 (+4) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +52 (+2) +80 (+3) +100 (+4) +91 (+4) +86 (+3) +55 (+2) +102 (+4) +102 (+4) +63 (+2) +36 (+1) +35 (+1) +30 (+1) +832 (+33)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +4 (+14) +5 (+16) +4 (+13) 0 ( 0) +5 (+17) +8 (+26) +8 (+26) +5 (+17) +4 (+13) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3)   +42 (+12)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 48' +2h 28' +0h 19' -3h 26' -6h 17' -8h 40' -9h 07' -7h 09' -2h 48' +0h 34' +4h 00' +3h 34'   -1h 58'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +7h 09' +4h 22' +0h 47' -3h 00' -6h 18' -8h 04' -7h 16' -4h 22' -0h 41' +3h 06' +6h 23' +8h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +29.4 +10.7 -10.9 -34.1 -50.7 -57.1 -51 -34.3 -11.5 +11.2 +29.6 +36.6   -10.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -13 -10 -3 +5 +8 +12 +16 +14 +8 -6 -17 -16   -0.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +4.3 (+8) +2.2 (+4) -1.1 (-2) -8.7 (-16) -15.2 (-27) -20 (-36) -20.8 (-37) -20.7 (-37) -16.4 (-30) -10.5 (-19) -5.7 (-10) +0.1 (+0) -9.4 (-17)

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