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Grytviken vs La Paz Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Grytviken, South Georgia and La Paz, Bolivia is approximately 5,003 km or 3,109 mi.
  • To reach Grytviken in this distance one would set out from La Paz bearing 154.3° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Grytviken bearing 134.6° or SE .
  • Both have a tundra climate (ET).
  • Grytviken is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas La Paz is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 5.9 °C (10.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3 °C (5.4°F) more in Grytviken. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 831 mm (32.7 in) more which is equivalent to 831 l/m² (20.39 US gal/ft²) or 8,310,000 l/ha (888,394 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/2 as much.
  • There are 1010 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Grytviken. In whichever way circa 2h 44' less per day or about 5/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 35.1° lower in Grytviken than in La Paz.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.9°C (5.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Grytviken relative to La Paz. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of La Paz 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) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -9 (-16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -9 (-15) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -5 (-8) -6 (-11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -19 (-1) +4 (+0) +71 (+3) +111 (+4) +130 (+5) +130 (+5) +136 (+5) +123 (+5) +52 (+2) +53 (+2) +49 (+2) -9 (0) +831 (+33)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8 ( -26) -3 ( -11) +3 (+10) +8 (+27) +9 (+29) +13 (+43) +13 (+42) +11 (+35) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +2 (+7) -5 ( -16)   +50 (+14)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 00' +0h 14' -0h 42' -3h 18' -6h 05' -7h 36' -6h 54' -4h 36' -2h 12' -0h 17' +0h 06' -0h 36'   -2h 44'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 24' +2h 03' +0h 22' -1h 24' -2h 59' -3h 52' -3h 28' -2h 03' -0h 19' +1h 27' +3h 01' +3h 52'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -30.2 -37 -37.6 -37.7 -37.7 -37.7 -37.7 -37.7 -37.7 -36.8 -29.6 -23.9   -35.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 -4 -1 +4 +22 +30 +22 +25 +16 +9 +9 +7   +11.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.7 (-5) -3.7 (-7) -3.5 (-6) -4.6 (-8) -1.3 (-2) -0.5 (-1) -2.4 (-4) -2.4 (-4) -2.9 (-5) -4.5 (-8) -4 (-7) -2.8 (-5) -2.9 (-5)

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