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Grytviken vs Luena Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Grytviken, South Georgia and Luena, Angola is approximately 6,803 km or 4,228 mi.
  • To reach Grytviken in this distance one would set out from Luena bearing 213.7° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Grytviken bearing 248.6° or WSW .
  • Grytviken has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Luena has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Grytviken is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Luena is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 19.2 °C (34.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.5 °C (2.7°F) more in Grytviken. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 175 mm (6.9 in) more which is equivalent to 175 l/m² (4.29 US gal/ft²) or 1,750,000 l/ha (187,087 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/7 as much.
  • There are 1182 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Grytviken. In whichever way circa 3h 12' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 37.2° lower in Grytviken than in Luena.
  • Relative humidity levels are 25.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.4°C (18.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Grytviken relative to Luena. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Luena 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) -21 (-38) -24 (-43) -25 (-45) -25 (-45) -27 (-49) -27 (-49) -25 (-45) -20 (-36) -19 (-34) -22 (-40)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -19 (-34) -20 (-35) -20 (-35) -20 (-35) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -21 (-38) -19 (-33) -18 (-32) -19 (-35)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -16 (-29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -129 (-5) -78 (-3) -61 (-2) +38 (+1) +138 (+5) +133 (+5) +142 (+6) +133 (+5) +74 (+3) -8 (0) -76 (-3) -130 (-5) +175 (+7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -10 ( -32) -7 ( -25) -9 ( -29) +2 (+7) +10 (+32) +14.5 (+48) +14.5 (+47) +13.5 (+44) +8 (+27) -1 ( -3) -9 ( -30) -12 ( -39)   +14.5 (+4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 05' +1h 29' -0h 29' -4h 36' -8h 44' -9h 48' -9h 42' -7h 13' -3h 26' -0h 17' +1h 32' +1h 38'   -3h 12'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 40' +2h 12' +0h 23' -1h 30' -3h 13' -4h 09' -3h 43' -2h 13' -0h 20' +1h 34' +3h 15' +4h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -26 -40.3 -42.4 -42.5 -42.5 -42.4 -42.4 -42.4 -42.3 -39.7 -25.6 -19.1   -37.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +10 +5 +15 +37 +48 +49 +52 +47 +28 +7 +6   +25.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -14.7 (-26) -13.4 (-24) -14.6 (-26) -14.2 (-26) -8 (-14) -3.9 (-7) -3.2 (-6) -3.4 (-6) -5.8 (-10) -12 (-22) -15.8 (-28) -15.3 (-28) -10.4 (-19)

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