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Base Orcadas vs Attu Island, Alaska Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Orcadas, Antarctica and Attu Island, Alaska, Usa is approximately 17,586 km or 10,928 mi.
  • To reach Base Orcadas in this distance one would set out from Attu Island, Alaska bearing 126.2° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Orcadas bearing 86° or E .
  • Base Orcadas has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Attu Island, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • The annual mean temperature is 7.7 °C (13.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.6 °C (2.9°F) less in Base Orcadas. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 856.8 mm (33.7 in) less which is equivalent to 856.8 l/m² (21.03 US gal/ft²) or 8,568,000 l/ha (915,976 US gal/ac) less. About 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.5° lower in Base Orcadas than in Attu Island, Alaska.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Base Orcadas relative to Attu Island, Alaska. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Attu Island, Alaska vs Base Orcadas.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +0 (0) -3 (-6) -8 (-14) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -13 (-23) -7 (-12) -3 (-5) 0 (+1) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +0 (+0) -4 (-7) -9 (-16) -14 (-26) -18 (-33) -20 (-35) -15 (-26) -9 (-15) -3 (-6) 0 (-1) -8 (-13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +0 (+0) -5 (-8) -11 (-19) -16 (-29) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -16 (-30) -10 (-18) -3 (-6) -1 (-1) -8 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -49 (-2) -6 (0) -16 (-1) -41 (-2) -48 (-2) -35 (-1) -74 (-3) -122 (-5) -113 (-4) -169 (-7) -102 (-4) -82 (-3) -857 (-34)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +9h 47' +5h 50' +1h 02' -3h 59' -8h 32' -11h 08' -9h 56' -5h 51' -0h 54' +4h 07' +8h 39' +11h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +31.9 +13.2 -8.4 -31.6 -48.2 -54.6 -48.7 -32.1 -9.3 +13.5 +31.9 +38.9   -8.5

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