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Grytviken vs Maputo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Grytviken, South Georgia and Maputo, Mozambique is approximately 6,355 km or 3,949 mi.
  • To reach Grytviken in this distance one would set out from Maputo bearing 220.5° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Grytviken bearing 269.6° or W .
  • Grytviken has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Maputo has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Grytviken is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Maputo is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 21.4 °C (38.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.5 °C (0.9°F) more in Grytviken. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 626 mm (24.6 in) more which is equivalent to 626 l/m² (15.36 US gal/ft²) or 6,260,000 l/ha (669,236 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/5 as much.
  • There are 1468 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Grytviken. In whichever way circa 4h 00' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28.2° lower in Grytviken than in Maputo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18.4°C (33.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -24 (-43) -24 (-43) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -23 (-41)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -21 (-37) -22 (-40) -22 (-39) -22 (-39) -22 (-39) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -22 (-39) -21 (-38)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -20 (-36) -20 (-36) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -20 (-36) -19 (-34) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -20 (-36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -33 (-1) -10 (0) +40 (+2) +73 (+3) +116 (+5) +106 (+4) +129 (+5) +122 (+5) +56 (+2) +36 (+1) +7 (+0) -16 (-1) +626 (+25)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +3 (+10) +5 (+18) +5 (+16) +8 (+27) +9 (+29) +13 (+43) +13 (+42) +12 (+39) +7 (+23) +6 (+19) +3 (+10) +3 (+10)   +87 (+24)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 17' -1h 46' -3h 09' -5h 26' -7h 03' -7h 48' -7h 32' -5h 44' -3h 30' -1h 15' -0h 48' -1h 42'   -4h 00'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 51' +1h 42' +0h 18' -1h 09' -2h 29' -3h 14' -2h 54' -1h 42' -0h 15' +1h 12' +2h 31' +3h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -27.9 -28.2 -28.4 -28.4 -28.4 -28.3 -28.2 -28.2 -28.2 -28 -27.6 -28.3   -28.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +3 +3 +6 +14 +16 +15 +13 +9 +4 +2 +5   +8.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -18.5 (-33) -19.4 (-35) -18.9 (-34) -19.4 (-35) -17 (-31) -16.7 (-30) -16.9 (-30) -18.2 (-33) -18.1 (-33) -18.9 (-34) -19.4 (-35) -19.4 (-35) -18.4 (-33)

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