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Arkhangelsk vs King George Island, South Shetland Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Arkhangelsk, Russia and King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is approximately 16,261 km or 10,105 mi.
  • To reach Arkhangelsk in this distance one would set out from King George Island, South Shetland Islands bearing 49.8° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Arkhangelsk bearing 55.9° or NE .
  • Arkhangelsk has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas King George Island, South Shetland Islands has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual mean temperature is 3 °C (5.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22 °C (39.6°F) more in Arkhangelsk. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 237 mm (9.3 in) less which is equivalent to 237 l/m² (5.82 US gal/ft²) or 2,370,000 l/ha (253,369 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.6° lower in Arkhangelsk than in King George Island, South Shetland Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.1°C (3.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Arkhangelsk relative to King George Island, South Shetland Islands. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of King George Island, South Shetland Islands vs Arkhangelsk.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -7 (-12) +2 (+3) +11 (+19) +18 (+33) +21 (+38) +20 (+36) +12 (+22) +4 (+7) -4 (-6) -11 (-20) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -5 (0) -40 (-2) -62 (-2) -53 (-2) -30 (-1) -5 (0) +6 (+0) +4 (+0) -13 (-1) -18 (-1) -13 (-1) -9 (0) -237 (-9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -13h 21' -7h 39' -1h 21' +5h 11' +11h 28' +15h 36' +13h 37' +7h 40' +1h 10' -5h 22' -11h 38' -15h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -41.9 -23.2 -1.7 +21.5 +38 +44.3 +38.4 +21.7 -1.1 -23.8 -42 -49   -1.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5 +1 -5 -9 -14 -16 -15 -7 -1 +4 +4 +4   -4.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -15.1 (-27) -13.3 (-24) -7.1 (-13) +0.2 (+0) +7.5 (+14) +14.6 (+26) +17.8 (+32) +18.1 (+33) +11.6 (+21) +4.4 (+8) -3.1 (-6) -10.4 (-19) +2.1 (+4)

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