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Yellowknife, Northwest Territories vs Macquarie Island Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada and Macquarie Island, Australia is approximately 15,002 km or 9,322 mi.
  • To reach Yellowknife, Northwest Territories in this distance one would set out from Macquarie Island bearing 40.7° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Yellowknife, Northwest Territories bearing 54.9° or NE .
  • Yellowknife, Northwest Territories has a boreal subarctic climate with dry summers (Dsc) whereas Macquarie Island has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average temperature is 10.1 °C (18.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 40.7 °C (73.3°F) more in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 638.5 mm (25.1 in) less which is equivalent to 638.5 l/m² (15.67 US gal/ft²) or 6,385,000 l/ha (682,599 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.3° lower in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories than in Macquarie Island.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -33 (-59) -29 (-51) -21 (-37) -7 (-13) +4 (+8) +13 (+23) +16 (+28) +13 (+23) +5 (+8) -5 (-8) -17 (-31) -28 (-50) -7 (-13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -35 (-63) -32 (-57) -25 (-45) -11 (-21) +1 (+1) +10 (+17) +13 (+23) +11 (+19) +3 (+6) -5 (-9) -19 (-35) -30 (-54) -10 (-18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -38 (-68) -35 (-63) -29 (-53) -16 (-28) -3 (-5) +7 (+12) +10 (+18) +8 (+15) +2 (+3) -6 (-11) -22 (-39) -33 (-59) -13 (-23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -64 (-3) -69 (-3) -80 (-3) -80 (-3) -58 (-2) -48 (-2) -34 (-1) -21 (-1) -42 (-2) -37 (-1) -46 (-2) -59 (-2) -639 (-25)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -10h 37' -6h 16' -1h 07' +4h 16' +9h 14' +12h 10' +10h 48' +6h 17' +0h 58' -4h 25' -9h 22' -12h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -47.6 -28.9 -7.4 +15.8 +32.4 +38.9 +32.9 +16.2 -6.6 -29.3 -47.7 -54.6   -7.3

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