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Grytviken vs Edinburgh, Scotland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Grytviken, South Georgia and Edinburgh, Scotland, Uk is approximately 12,625 km or 7,845 mi.
  • To reach Grytviken in this distance one would set out from Edinburgh, Scotland bearing 200.4° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Grytviken bearing 199.5° or SSW .
  • Grytviken has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Edinburgh, Scotland has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Grytviken is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Edinburgh, Scotland is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 6.7 °C (12.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.3 °C (7.7°F) less in Grytviken. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 727 mm (28.6 in) more which is equivalent to 727 l/m² (17.84 US gal/ft²) or 7,270,000 l/ha (777,211 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • There are 102 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Grytviken. In whichever way circa 0h 15' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.1° higher in Grytviken than in Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.9°C (14.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) -1 (-1) -5 (-9) -11 (-20) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -12 (-22) -8 (-15) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) -7 (-13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) 0 (0) -5 (-9) -10 (-18) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) -2 (-4) +0 (+0) -7 (-12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) -1 (-1) -4 (-7) -9 (-16) -14 (-25) -15 (-28) -15 (-27) -11 (-21) -8 (-14) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +40 (+2) +72 (+3) +86 (+3) +96 (+4) +93 (+4) +82 (+3) +85 (+3) +70 (+3) +27 (+1) +17 (+1) +30 (+1) +29 (+1) +727 (+29)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -5 ( -16) -2 ( -7) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -6) -5 ( -17) -5 ( -16) -6 ( -20) -7 ( -23)   -37 ( -10)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 09' +2h 58' +0h 30' -2h 40' -4h 44' -5h 52' -4h 30' -2h 13' -0h 06' +2h 25' +3h 54' +3h 58'   -0h 15'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +8h 53' +5h 22' +0h 58' -3h 40' -7h 47' -10h 03' -9h 01' -5h 22' -0h 50' +3h 48' +7h 54' +10h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +41.3 +22.6 +1.1 -22.1 -38.7 -45 -39 -22.2 +0.6 +23.2 +41.5 +48.6   +1.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -12 -14 -12 -5 -2 +0 -4 -7 -8 -12 -14 -13   -8.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.4 (-1) -0.9 (-2) -2.3 (-4) -5.6 (-10) -9.5 (-17) -14.1 (-25) -16.3 (-29) -16.6 (-30) -12.9 (-23) -9.2 (-17) -4.6 (-8) -2.1 (-4) -7.9 (-14)

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