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Kayes vs Mcmurdo Sound Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kayes, Mali and Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica is approximately 12,963 km or 8,055 mi.
  • To reach Kayes in this distance one would set out from Mcmurdo Sound bearing 182.1° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Kayes bearing 359.6° or N .
  • Kayes has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Mcmurdo Sound has a ice cap climate (EF).
  • The annual mean temperature is 46.6 °C (83.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.1 °C (27.2°F) less in Kayes. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 419.9 mm (16.5 in) more which is equivalent to 419.9 l/m² (10.31 US gal/ft²) or 4,199,000 l/ha (448,901 US gal/ac) more. About 3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 60.4° higher in Kayes than in Mcmurdo Sound.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+51) +37 (+66) +48 (+86) +54 (+98) +58 (+105) +55 (+99) +55 (+98) +55 (+99) +54 (+97) +49 (+88) +38 (+68) +29 (+52) +47 (+84)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -16 (-1) -29 (-1) -15 (-1) -18 (-1) -9 (0) +54 (+2) +152 (+6) +185 (+7) +121 (+5) +17 (+1) -10 (0) -13 (-1) +420 (+17)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -12h 45' -11h 03' -1h 44' +7h 41' +12h 40' +12h 50' +12h 45' +10h 55' +1h 29' -7h 57' -12h 40' -12h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +23.5 +42.1 +63.7 +86.7 +92 +92.3 +92.1 +87.1 +64.7 +41.7 +23.4 +16.5   +60.4

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