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Grytviken vs Luang Prabang Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Grytviken, South Georgia and Luang Prabang, Laos is approximately 14,844 km or 9,224 mi.
  • To reach Grytviken in this distance one would set out from Luang Prabang bearing 212.1° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Grytviken bearing 301.1° or WNW .
  • Grytviken has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Luang Prabang has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Grytviken is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Luang Prabang is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 22.7 °C (40.9°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 47.9 mm (1.9 in) less which is equivalent to 47.9 l/m² (1.18 US gal/ft²) or 479,000 l/ha (51,208 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 601 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Grytviken. In whichever way circa 1h 38' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 34.1° lower in Grytviken than in Luang Prabang.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 23.9°C (43°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-35) -22 (-39) -25 (-45) -28 (-51) -31 (-55) -31 (-57) -31 (-55) -30 (-53) -28 (-50) -26 (-46) -22 (-39) -18 (-33) -26 (-47)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -17 (-30) -19 (-35) -25 (-45) -28 (-50) -30 (-53) -29 (-52) -29 (-52) -26 (-48) -23 (-41) -19 (-34) -15 (-26) -23 (-41)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-24) -13 (-24) -17 (-31) -22 (-40) -27 (-48) -30 (-53) -29 (-52) -29 (-51) -26 (-47) -23 (-42) -19 (-34) -14 (-26) -22 (-39)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +82 (+3) +95 (+4) +107 (+4) +29 (+1) -3 (0) -125 (-5) -86 (-3) -154 (-6) -79 (-3) -44 (-2) +53 (+2) +77 (+3) -48 (-2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +11 (+39) +10 (+32) +6 (+20) -1 ( -3) +2 (+7) -2 ( -6) -5 ( -16) -1 ( -3) +6 (+19) +8 (+27) +10 (+32)   +54 (+15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 05' -0h 16' -1h 54' -2h 48' -3h 54' -4h 36' -3h 17' -1h 36' -1h 54' -1h 29' +0h 48' +1h 23'   -1h 38'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 20' +3h 15' +0h 35' -2h 14' -4h 42' -6h 00' -5h 25' -3h 15' -0h 30' +2h 18' +4h 45' +6h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +5.4 -13.3 -34.8 -58.1 -73.6 -74 -73 -58.4 -35.6 -12.8 +5.5 +12.5   -34.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -10 -8 -5 -6 -7 -10 -13 -16 -15 -16 -15 -14   -11.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -15.6 (-28) -17.6 (-32) -19.7 (-35) -24.9 (-45) -27.7 (-50) -30.2 (-54) -30.2 (-54) -30.4 (-55) -28 (-50) -24.9 (-45) -21 (-38) -16.7 (-30) -23.9 (-43)

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