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

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  • The distance between Kufra, Libya and King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is approximately 11,987 km or 7,449 mi.
  • To reach Kufra in this distance one would set out from King George Island, South Shetland Islands bearing 71.7° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kufra bearing 29.1° or NNE .
  • Kufra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas King George Island, South Shetland Islands has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average annual temperature is 25.3 °C (45.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.2 °C (16.6°F) more in Kufra. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 796.2 mm (31.3 in) less which is equivalent to 796.2 l/m² (19.54 US gal/ft²) or 7,962,000 l/ha (851,191 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 38.5° higher in Kufra than in King George Island, South Shetland Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 53% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.1°C (16.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Kufra 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 Kufra.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +13 (+24) +19 (+34) +26 (+47) +33 (+59) +36 (+65) +36 (+65) +37 (+67) +32 (+57) +27 (+49) +20 (+36) +13 (+24) +25 (+46)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -39 (-2) -67 (-3) -89 (-3) -85 (-3) -70 (-3) -60 (-2) -56 (-2) -59 (-2) -75 (-3) -77 (-3) -68 (-3) -52 (-2) -796 (-31)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 31' -4h 26' -0h 47' +3h 01' +6h 32' +8h 38' +7h 39' +4h 26' +0h 41' -3h 07' -6h 37' -8h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1.8 +16.9 +38.5 +61.8 +78.2 +84.5 +78.4 +61.9 +39.1 +16.3 -2 -8.9   +38.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -38 -47 -54 -57 -61 -62 -63 -62 -59 -53 -43 -37   -53
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.3 (+4) +1.4 (+3) +4 (+7) +8.3 (+15) +11.9 (+21) +14.6 (+26) +14.3 (+26) +15.6 (+28) +13.1 (+24) +10.9 (+20) +8.7 (+16) +4.6 (+8) +9.1 (+16)

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