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

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  • The distance between Anchorage, Alaska, Usa and King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is approximately 15,694 km or 9,752 mi.
  • To reach Anchorage, Alaska in this distance one would set out from King George Island, South Shetland Islands bearing 309.8° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Anchorage, Alaska bearing 312° or NW .
  • Anchorage, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with dry summers (Dsc) whereas King George Island, South Shetland Islands has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average temperature is 4.5 °C (8.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.9 °C (28.6°F) more in Anchorage, Alaska. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 393.1 mm (15.5 in) less which is equivalent to 393.1 l/m² (9.65 US gal/ft²) or 3,931,000 l/ha (420,250 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.7° higher in Anchorage, Alaska than in King George Island, South Shetland Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 21.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.4°C (0.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Anchorage, Alaska 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 Anchorage, Alaska.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -4 (-7) +4 (+7) +12 (+22) +18 (+33) +20 (+37) +20 (+36) +14 (+24) +4 (+7) -5 (-9) -9 (-17) +5 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -19 (-1) -47 (-2) -71 (-3) -68 (-3) -52 (-2) -31 (-1) -13 (-1) +2 (+0) -6 (0) -25 (-1) -39 (-2) -24 (-1) -393 (-15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -12h 05' -7h 03' -1h 15' +4h 48' +10h 28' +13h 55' +12h 18' +7h 04' +1h 05' -4h 58' -10h 37' -13h 56'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -38.4 -19.7 +1.8 +25 +41.5 +47.7 +41.7 +24.9 +2 -20.7 -38.8 -45.7   +1.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -9 -19 -29 -33 -35 -29 -24 -21 -21 -17 -11 -8   -21.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -12 (-22) -11.5 (-21) -8.6 (-15) -2.1 (-4) +4.4 (+8) +11.5 (+21) +14.8 (+27) +15.4 (+28) +9.1 (+16) +1 (+2) -6.6 (-12) -10.2 (-18) +0.4 (+1)

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