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Agalega vs Mcmurdo Sound Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Agalega, Mauritius and Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica is approximately 9,336 km or 5,802 mi.
  • To reach Agalega in this distance one would set out from Mcmurdo Sound bearing 248.3° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Agalega bearing 348.5° or NNW .
  • Agalega has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Mcmurdo Sound has a ice cap climate (EF).
  • The annual average temperature is 43.8 °C (78.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.9 °C (39.4°F) less in Agalega. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1440 mm (56.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1440 l/m² (35.34 US gal/ft²) or 14,400,000 l/ha (1,539,456 US gal/ac) more. About 7 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 61.2° higher in Agalega than in Mcmurdo Sound.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +30 (+54) +36 (+65) +45 (+81) +49 (+87) +50 (+90) +49 (+88) +51 (+92) +52 (+94) +51 (+92) +45 (+82) +36 (+66) +31 (+55) +44 (+79)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +264 (+10) +212 (+8) +154 (+6) +130 (+5) +93 (+4) +58 (+2) +84 (+3) +50 (+2) +47 (+2) +59 (+2) +113 (+4) +176 (+7) +1440 (+57)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -11h 27' -10h 15' -1h 35' +7h 08' +11h 31' +11h 24' +11h 27' +10h 07' +1h 21' -7h 22' -11h 31' -11h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +48 +63.8 +67.1 +66.9 +67.3 +67.5 +67.4 +67.1 +67.4 +63.4 +47.9 +41.3   +61.2

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