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Kufra vs Mcmurdo Sound Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kufra, Libya and Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica is approximately 13,756 km or 8,548 mi.
  • To reach Kufra in this distance one would set out from Mcmurdo Sound bearing 220.9° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kufra bearing 351.3° or N .
  • Kufra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Mcmurdo Sound has a ice cap climate (EF).
  • The annual mean temperature is 40.3 °C (72.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.1 °C (12.8°F) less in Kufra. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 212 mm (8.3 in) less which is equivalent to 212 l/m² (5.2 US gal/ft²) or 2,120,000 l/ha (226,642 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 54.1° higher in Kufra than in Mcmurdo Sound.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Kufra relative to Mcmurdo Sound. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Mcmurdo Sound vs Kufra.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+28) +24 (+43) +37 (+66) +45 (+81) +52 (+93) +53 (+96) +56 (+101) +58 (+104) +53 (+96) +44 (+79) +29 (+52) +18 (+32) +40 (+73)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -16 (-1) -29 (-1) -15 (-1) -18 (-1) -21 (-1) -28 (-1) -17 (-1) -12 (0) -10 (0) -20 (-1) -12 (0) -14 (-1) -212 (-8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -13h 19' -11h 25' -1h 48' +7h 56' +13h 10' +13h 28' +13h 20' +11h 17' +1h 32' -8h 12' -13h 11' -13h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +13.7 +32.3 +53.9 +76.9 +93.8 +100.4 +94.2 +77.4 +55 +32.1 +13.7 +6.8   +54.1

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