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Macquarie Island vs Fairfield, Ia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Macquarie Island, Australia and Fairfield, Ia, Usa is approximately 14,748 km or 9,164 mi.
  • To reach Macquarie Island in this distance one would set out from Fairfield, Ia bearing 228.2° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Macquarie Island bearing 255.8° or WSW .
  • Macquarie Island has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Fairfield, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • The annual average temperature is 5.7 °C (10.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 26.8 °C (48.2°F) less in Macquarie Island. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 7.2 mm (0.3 in) less which is equivalent to 7.2 l/m² (0.18 US gal/ft²) or 72,000 l/ha (7,697 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.1° lower in Macquarie Island than in Fairfield, Ia.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+17) +7 (+12) +-1 (-2) -11 (-19) -18 (-32) -24 (-43) -26 (-47) -24 (-44) -20 (-35) -13 (-23) -3 (-6) +6 (+11) -10 (-17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +3 (+5) -6 (-11) -13 (-24) -19 (-34) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -15 (-28) -9 (-16) 0 (0) +9 (+16) -6 (-10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+29) +14 (+24) +7 (+12) -1 (-2) -8 (-15) -14 (-26) -17 (-30) -15 (-28) -11 (-20) -5 (-8) +3 (+5) +12 (+21) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +51 (+2) +57 (+2) +28 (+1) +6 (+0) -27 (-1) -20 (-1) -61 (-2) -42 (-2) -37 (-1) -5 (0) +15 (+1) +29 (+1) -7 (0)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 54' +4h 13' +0h 45' -2h 53' -6h 05' -7h 46' -7h 00' -4h 13' -0h 39' +2h 59' +6h 09' +7h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +26.2 +7.6 -14 -37.2 -53.9 -60.3 -54.3 -37.7 -14.8 +8 +26.4 +33.3   -14.1

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