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

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  • The distance between Karonga, Malawi and King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is approximately 9,178 km or 5,703 mi.
  • To reach Karonga in this distance one would set out from King George Island, South Shetland Islands bearing 97.2° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Karonga bearing 28° or NNE .
  • Karonga has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas King George Island, South Shetland Islands has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual mean temperature is 26.7 °C (48°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3 °C (5.4°F) less in Karonga. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2.1 mm (0.1 in) more which is equivalent to 2.1 l/m² (0.05 US gal/ft²) or 21,000 l/ha (2,245 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 45.7° higher in Karonga than in King George Island, South Shetland Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 22.8°C (41°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Karonga 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 Karonga.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+42) +23 (+42) +24 (+44) +27 (+48) +28 (+50) +28 (+50) +27 (+49) +29 (+52) +29 (+52) +29 (+52) +28 (+50) +25 (+45) +27 (+48)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +93 (+4) +53 (+2) +117 (+5) +46 (+2) -51 (-2) -59 (-2) -55 (-2) -60 (-2) -75 (-3) -76 (-3) -28 (-1) +97 (+4) +2 (+0)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 41' -3h 17' -0h 35' +2h 13' +4h 54' +6h 36' +5h 48' +3h 18' +0h 30' -2h 18' -4h 59' -6h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +32.1 +48.4 +52.1 +52.3 +52.1 +52 +52.1 +52.1 +52 +47.5 +31.8 +25.2   +45.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -4 -5 -5 -5 -11 -19 -21 -21 -26 -28 -23 -10   -14.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +21.9 (+39) +21.9 (+39) +22.6 (+41) +24.8 (+45) +24.6 (+44) +23.2 (+42) +22.1 (+40) +23.9 (+43) +22.2 (+40) +21.5 (+39) +22 (+40) +22.3 (+40) +22.8 (+41)

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