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Molesworth vs Ny-Alesund Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Molesworth, New Zealand and Ny-Alesund, Norway is approximately 15,838 km or 9,842 mi.
  • To reach Molesworth in this distance one would set out from Ny-Alesund bearing 23° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Molesworth bearing 174.2° or S .
  • Molesworth has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Ny-Alesund has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Molesworth is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Ny-Alesund is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 14.6 °C (26.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.5 °C (13.5°F) less in Molesworth. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 291.3 mm (11.5 in) more which is equivalent to 291.3 l/m² (7.15 US gal/ft²) or 2,913,000 l/ha (311,419 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 36.1° higher in Molesworth than in Ny-Alesund.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Molesworth relative to Ny-Alesund. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Ny-Alesund vs Molesworth.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+51) +29 (+53) +27 (+48) +20 (+36) +10 (+17) +1 (+2) -3 (-6) -1 (-1) +6 (+10) +14 (+25) +20 (+36) +25 (+45) +15 (+26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +28 (+1) +5 (+0) +7 (+0) +40 (+2) +44 (+2) +34 (+1) +33 (+1) +15 (+1) +2 (+0) +26 (+1) +22 (+1) +37 (+1) +291 (+11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +14h 41' +12h 48' +2h 08' -9h 13' -14h 22' -15h 00' -14h 43' -12h 39' -1h 50' +9h 29' +14h 24' +15h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +76.6 +57.5 +36.3 +13.2 -3.5 -10 -4.1 +12.5 +35.3 +57.7 +76.4 +83.7   +36.1

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