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Alert, Nunavut vs Macquarie Island Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Alert, Nunavut, Canada and Macquarie Island, Australia is approximately 16,655 km or 10,350 mi.
  • To reach Alert, Nunavut in this distance one would set out from Macquarie Island bearing 9.8° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Alert, Nunavut bearing 130.4° or SE .
  • Both have a tundra climate (ET).
  • The mean temperature is 23 °C (41.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 33.3 °C (59.9°F) more in Alert, Nunavut. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 751.6 mm (29.6 in) less which is equivalent to 751.6 l/m (18.45 US gal/ft) or 7,516,000 l/ha (803,510 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.3° lower in Alert, Nunavut than in Macquarie Island.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -37 (-67) -39 (-70) -38 (-68) -28 (-51) -15 (-26) -4 (-7) 1 (+2) -2 (-3) -12 (-22) -22 (-39) -30 (-54) -34 (-61) -22 (-39)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -39 (-70) -41 (-73) -40 (-71) -30 (-55) -16 (-28) -4 (-8) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -13 (-24) -23 (-42) -32 (-57) -36 (-64) -23 (-41)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -41 (-74) -43 (-77) -42 (-75) -33 (-59) -17 (-31) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -14 (-26) -25 (-45) -33 (-60) -38 (-68) -25 (-44)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -71 (-3) -76 (-3) -84 (-3) -81 (-3) -65 (-3) -58 (-2) -44 (-2) -39 (-2) -47 (-2) -59 (-2) -61 (-2) -66 (-3) -752 (-30)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -16h 19' -14h 37' -3h 42' +12h 04' +15h 47' +16h 53' +16h 23' +14h 37' +3h 09' -12h 18' -15h 50' -16h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -67.7 -48.9 -27.4 -4.3 +12.4 +18.9 +12.9 -3.8 -26.5 -49.2 -67.8 -74.8   -27.3

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