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Grytviken vs San Francisco, California Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Grytviken, South Georgia and San Francisco, California, Usa is approximately 13,069 km or 8,121 mi.
  • To reach Grytviken in this distance one would set out from San Francisco, California bearing 138.9° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Grytviken bearing 117° or ESE .
  • Grytviken has a tundra climate (ET) whereas San Francisco, California has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • Grytviken is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas San Francisco, California is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 12.3 °C (22.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.8 °C (3.2°F) less in Grytviken. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 894.6 mm (35.2 in) more which is equivalent to 894.6 l/m² (21.96 US gal/ft²) or 8,946,000 l/ha (956,387 US gal/ac) more. About 2 4/5 as much.
  • There are 1755 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Grytviken. In whichever way circa 4h 47' less per day or about 3/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.3° lower in Grytviken than in San Francisco, California.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.9°C (19.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -12 (-21) -16 (-29) -20 (-37) -21 (-38) -20 (-37) -19 (-34) -16 (-29) -10 (-18) -5 (-10) -13 (-24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -11 (-20) -15 (-26) -18 (-33) -19 (-34) -20 (-35) -18 (-33) -14 (-25) -10 (-17) -6 (-10) -12 (-22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -9 (-17) -13 (-23) -16 (-30) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -9 (-17) -6 (-11) -11 (-20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -14 (-1) +34 (+1) +59 (+2) +102 (+4) +139 (+5) +130 (+5) +141 (+6) +134 (+5) +89 (+4) +51 (+2) +20 (+1) +9 (+0) +895 (+35)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +3 (+11) +5 (+16) +8 (+27) +9 (+29) +14 (+47) +14.5 (+47) +13.5 (+44) +10 (+33) +8 (+26) +4 (+13) +1 (+3)   +91 (+25)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 03' -1h 05' -4h 21' -7h 42' -9h 29' -10h 58' -8h 48' -6h 29' -5h 04' -2h 17' -0h 48' -0h 23'   -4h 47'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 33' +4h 00' +0h 43' -2h 45' -5h 46' -7h 23' -6h 39' -4h 01' -0h 37' +2h 51' +5h 51' +7h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +22.9 +4.2 -17.4 -40.6 -57.2 -63.4 -57.3 -40.5 -17.7 +5 +23.3 +30.2   -17.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 -2 +3 +4 +8 +10 +5 +4 +6 +5 +1 -3   +3.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.7 (-8) -6.3 (-11) -5.9 (-11) -9.5 (-17) -11.8 (-21) -15.2 (-27) -17 (-31) -17.6 (-32) -15.6 (-28) -12.1 (-22) -8.9 (-16) -6 (-11) -10.9 (-20)

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