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Macquarie Island vs Aqiq Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Macquarie Island, Australia and Aqiq, Sudan is approximately 13,617 km or 8,462 mi.
  • To reach Macquarie Island in this distance one would set out from Aqiq bearing 143.7° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Macquarie Island bearing 75.3° or ENE .
  • Macquarie Island has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Aqiq has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean annual temperature is 24.8 °C (44.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.7 °C (13.9°F) less in Macquarie Island. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 781 mm (30.7 in) more which is equivalent to 781 l/m² (19.17 US gal/ft²) or 7,810,000 l/ha (834,941 US gal/ac) more. About 7 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 35.3° lower in Macquarie Island than in Aqiq.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -20 (-35) -23 (-41) -26 (-47) -30 (-54) -33 (-59) -32 (-58) -30 (-53) -27 (-48) -24 (-43) -20 (-35) -25 (-45)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +54 (+2) +73 (+3) +90 (+4) +89 (+4) +74 (+3) +71 (+3) +67 (+3) +60 (+2) +71 (+3) +68 (+3) +36 (+1) +29 (+1) +781 (+31)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 17' +3h 13' +0h 35' -2h 12' -4h 39' -5h 57' -5h 22' -3h 13' -0h 30' +2h 17' +4h 42' +5h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (┬°) +3.6 -15 -36.6 -59.9 -72.5 -72.7 -72.3 -60.5 -37.7 -14.8 +3.6 +10.6   -35.3

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