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

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  • The distance between Gisborne, New Zealand and King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is approximately 7,703 km or 4,787 mi.
  • To reach Gisborne in this distance one would set out from King George Island, South Shetland Islands bearing 224.4° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gisborne bearing 335.3° or NNW .
  • Gisborne has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas King George Island, South Shetland Islands has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual average temperature is 16.5 °C (29.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.6 °C (2.9°F) more in Gisborne. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 238.9 mm (9.4 in) more which is equivalent to 238.9 l/m² (5.86 US gal/ft²) or 2,389,000 l/ha (255,400 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.5° higher in Gisborne than in King George Island, South Shetland Islands.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Gisborne 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 Gisborne.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+32) +17 (+31) +17 (+30) +17 (+30) +16 (+29) +16 (+28) +15 (+27) +17 (+30) +16 (+29) +16 (+29) +17 (+30) +17 (+31) +17 (+30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +23 (+1) +2 (+0) +5 (+0) +5 (+0) +18 (+1) +68 (+3) +62 (+2) +48 (+2) +19 (+1) -18 (-1) -11 (0) +19 (+1) +239 (+9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 50' -2h 08' -0h 22' +1h 26' +3h 16' +4h 31' +3h 55' +2h 08' +0h 19' -1h 29' -3h 19' -4h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +23.6 +23.6 +23.7 +23.7 +23.5 +23.3 +23.3 +23.3 +23.2 +23.1 +23.2 +23.5   +23.5

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