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Macquarie Island vs Balmaceda Puerto Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Macquarie Island, Australia and Balmaceda Puerto, Chile is approximately 7,875 km or 4,894 mi.
  • To reach Macquarie Island in this distance one would set out from Balmaceda Puerto bearing 208.4° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Macquarie Island bearing 325.3° or NW .
  • Macquarie Island has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Balmaceda Puerto has a dry-summer maritime subalpine climate (Csc).
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.5 °C (2.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8 °C (14.4°F) less in Macquarie Island. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 294.3 mm (11.6 in) more which is equivalent to 294.3 l/m² (7.22 US gal/ft²) or 2,943,000 l/ha (314,626 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.5° lower in Macquarie Island than in Balmaceda Puerto.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +51 (+2) +61 (+2) +54 (+2) +37 (+1) -18 (-1) -14 (-1) -15 (-1) -10 (0) +22 (+1) +42 (+2) +42 (+2) +42 (+2) +294 (+12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 13' +0h 42' +0h 07' -0h 28' -1h 03' -1h 24' -1h 14' -0h 42' -0h 06' +0h 29' +1h 04' +1h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.4 -8.3 -8.3 -8.3 -8.5 -8.6 -8.7 -8.8 -8.8 -8.8 -8.6 -8.6   -8.5

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