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Vrangelja Island vs Jiuquan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Vrangelja Island, Russia and Jiuquan, China is approximately 5,617 km or 3,491 mi.
  • To reach Vrangelja Island in this distance one would set out from Jiuquan bearing 24.8° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Vrangelja Island bearing 98.8° or E .
  • Vrangelja Island has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Jiuquan has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • Vrangelja Island is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Jiuquan is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 18.7 °C (33.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.9 °C (5.2°F) less in Vrangelja Island. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 89.2 mm (3.5 in) more which is equivalent to 89.2 l/m² (2.19 US gal/ft²) or 892,000 l/ha (95,361 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 31.1° lower in Vrangelja Island than in Jiuquan.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-24) -19 (-35) -26 (-48) -27 (-49) -23 (-41) -19 (-35) -19 (-34) -18 (-33) -16 (-28) -16 (-28) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -19 (-34)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +15 (+1) +7 (+0) +5 (+0) +4 (+0) -2 (0) -1 (0) +3 (+0) +11 (+0) +11 (+0) +12 (+0) +15 (+1) +9 (+0) +89 (+4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 12' -4h 29' -0h 42' +2h 50' +8h 01' +9h 14' +9h 18' +4h 32' +0h 36' -2h 57' -8h 11' -9h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -30.6 -30.8 -30.8 -31 -31 -31.2 -31.3 -31.5 -31.4 -31.4 -31.1 -31.1   -31.1

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