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Shantou vs Macquarie Island Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Shantou, China and Macquarie Island, Australia is approximately 9,554 km or 5,937 mi.
  • To reach Shantou in this distance one would set out from Macquarie Island bearing 321.8° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Shantou bearing 337° or NNW .
  • Shantou has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa) whereas Macquarie Island has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual average temperature is 16.3 °C (29.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.3 °C (20.3°F) more in Shantou. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 625.2 mm (24.6 in) more which is equivalent to 625.2 l/m² (15.34 US gal/ft²) or 6,252,000 l/ha (668,380 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 31.6° higher in Shantou than in Macquarie Island.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Shantou relative to Macquarie Island. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Macquarie Island vs Shantou.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+15) +9 (+16) +12 (+21) +17 (+31) +21 (+39) +24 (+44) +27 (+48) +26 (+47) +25 (+44) +21 (+38) +17 (+30) +12 (+21) +18 (+33)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +10 (+18) +15 (+27) +20 (+36) +23 (+41) +25 (+45) +25 (+44) +23 (+41) +19 (+35) +15 (+26) +9 (+16) +16 (+29)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +6 (+10) +9 (+16) +14 (+26) +19 (+35) +22 (+40) +24 (+43) +24 (+43) +22 (+40) +18 (+33) +13 (+24) +7 (+13) +15 (+28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -49 (-2) -26 (-1) -9 (0) +64 (+3) +135 (+5) +232 (+9) +137 (+5) +152 (+6) +74 (+3) -10 (0) -31 (-1) -45 (-2) +625 (+25)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 35' -3h 24' -0h 37' +2h 20' +4h 55' +6h 17' +5h 40' +3h 24' +0h 32' -2h 25' -4h 59' -6h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.8 +9.7 +31.3 +54.6 +71.3 +77.5 +71.7 +55.4 +32.6 +9.8 -8.7 -15.7   +31.6

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