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Grytviken vs Magadan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Grytviken, South Georgia and Magadan, Russia is approximately 19,281 km or 11,981 mi.
  • To reach Grytviken in this distance one would set out from Magadan bearing 40.1° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Grytviken bearing 146° or SE .
  • Grytviken has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Magadan has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Grytviken is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Magadan is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 5 °C (9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.8 °C (39.2°F) less in Grytviken. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 862.2 mm (33.9 in) more which is equivalent to 862.2 l/m² (21.16 US gal/ft²) or 8,622,000 l/ha (921,749 US gal/ac) more. About 2 5/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.6° higher in Grytviken than in Magadan.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+40) +21 (+37) +17 (+30) +7 (+13) -1 (-2) -9 (-17) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -7 (-13) +4 (+7) +14 (+25) +19 (+34) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +83 (+3) +100 (+4) +126 (+5) +109 (+4) +98 (+4) +80 (+3) +74 (+3) +63 (+2) +13 (+1) +8 (+0) +48 (+2) +60 (+2) +862 (+34)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +9h 41' +5h 48' +1h 02' -3h 58' -8h 28' -11h 01' -9h 51' -5h 49' -0h 54' +4h 06' +8h 35' +11h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +44.9 +26.3 +4.8 -18.5 -35.1 -41.5 -35.6 -18.8 +4 +26.6 +45 +52.1   +4.6

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