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Grytviken vs Choma Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Grytviken, South Georgia and Choma, Zambia is approximately 6,789 km or 4,219 mi.
  • To reach Grytviken in this distance one would set out from Choma bearing 216.7° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Grytviken bearing 258.3° or WSW .
  • Grytviken has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Choma has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Grytviken is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Choma is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 17.4 °C (31.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.1 °C (3.8°F) less in Grytviken. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 593.4 mm (23.4 in) more which is equivalent to 593.4 l/m² (14.56 US gal/ft²) or 5,934,000 l/ha (634,384 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 34.9° lower in Grytviken than in Choma.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.8°C (24.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -20 (-37) -22 (-39) -22 (-39) -22 (-39) -23 (-42) -25 (-45) -26 (-47) -22 (-40) -19 (-35) -21 (-39)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -15 (-28) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -19 (-33) -21 (-37) -21 (-37) -20 (-35) -17 (-31) -17 (-31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -14 (-26) -14 (-26) -13 (-24) -11 (-19) -10 (-17) -9 (-17) -12 (-21) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -14 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -106 (-4) -47 (-2) +52 (+2) +109 (+4) +137 (+5) +132 (+5) +142 (+6) +135 (+5) +93 (+4) +59 (+2) +0 (+0) -111 (-4) +593 (+23)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 23' +2h 02' +0h 22' -1h 23' -2h 58' -3h 50' -3h 27' -2h 02' -0h 19' +1h 26' +3h 00' +3h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -30.5 -36.8 -37.4 -37.5 -37.5 -37.3 -37.3 -37.3 -37.2 -36.5 -29.8 -24.2   -34.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -4.6 -8.9 -5.9 +2.1 +11.8 +16.9 +19.9 +26.5 +31.9 +23.1 +14.9 -2.5   +10.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -16.4 (-30) -17.1 (-31) -16 (-29) -15.5 (-28) -12.9 (-23) -11.3 (-20) -10.2 (-18) -10.7 (-19) -10.5 (-19) -13.5 (-24) -14.9 (-27) -16.9 (-30) -13.8 (-25)

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