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Grytviken vs Gijon Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Grytviken, South Georgia and Gijon, Spain is approximately 11,264 km or 7,000 mi.
  • To reach Grytviken in this distance one would set out from Gijon bearing 197.8° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Grytviken bearing 202.3° or SSW .
  • Grytviken has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Gijon has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average temperature is 12.4 °C (22.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3 °C (5.4°F) less in Grytviken. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 361 mm (14.2 in) more which is equivalent to 361 l/m² (8.86 US gal/ft²) or 3,610,000 l/ha (385,933 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • There are 423 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Grytviken. In whichever way circa 1h 08' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.4° lower in Grytviken than in Gijon.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.2°C (21.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -14 (-25) -19 (-34) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -12 (-22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -5 (-8) -7 (-12) -11 (-19) -14 (-25) -19 (-34) -22 (-39) -22 (-39) -18 (-32) -14 (-24) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -12 (-22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -14 (-25) -19 (-34) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -18 (-32) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) -13 (-23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -17 (-1) +21 (+1) +62 (+2) +62 (+2) +51 (+2) +74 (+3) +100 (+4) +67 (+3) +19 (+1) -23 (-1) -15 (-1) -40 (-2) +361 (+14)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -4 ( -13) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6) +4 (+13) +7 (+23) +4 (+13) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10) -5 ( -16)   0 ( 0)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 09' +1h 50' -0h 27' -3h 24' -4h 38' -5h 30' -5h 38' -4h 17' -0h 36' +1h 09' +2h 44' +2h 56'   -1h 08'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +7h 07' +4h 20' +0h 47' -2h 59' -6h 16' -8h 01' -7h 13' -4h 21' -0h 40' +3h 05' +6h 21' +8h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +28.9 +10.2 -11.4 -34.6 -51.2 -57.5 -51.4 -34.7 -11.9 +10.8 +29.2 +36.1   -11.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 -4 -3 -3 -1 +0 +0 -1 -4 -5 -5 -5   -2.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.7 (-8) -5.1 (-9) -6.8 (-12) -10.4 (-19) -13.2 (-24) -17.9 (-32) -20.3 (-37) -20.4 (-37) -17.6 (-32) -13.7 (-25) -9.4 (-17) -6.7 (-12) -12.2 (-22)

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