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Vrangelja Island vs Johannesburg Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Vrangelja Island, Russia and Johannesburg, South Africa is approximately 14,750 km or 9,166 mi.
  • To reach Vrangelja Island in this distance one would set out from Johannesburg bearing 11.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Vrangelja Island bearing 146.5° or SSE .
  • Vrangelja Island has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Johannesburg has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Vrangelja Island is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Johannesburg is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 27.7 °C (49.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.8 °C (32°F) more in Vrangelja Island. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 365.8 mm (14.4 in) less which is equivalent to 365.8 l/m² (8.98 US gal/ft²) or 3,658,000 l/ha (391,064 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 43.9° lower in Vrangelja Island than in Johannesburg.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -43 (-77) -45 (-81) -43 (-78) -34 (-61) -19 (-35) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -11 (-19) -17 (-31) -27 (-48) -34 (-61) -41 (-75) -28 (-50)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -109 (-4) -85 (-3) -81 (-3) -46 (-2) -5 (0) +4 (+0) +19 (+1) +22 (+1) -5 (0) +8 (+0) +6 (+0) -93 (-4) -366 (-14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -13h 07' -6h 54' -1h 09' +4h 31' +11h 29' +13h 36' +13h 16' +6h 58' +0h 59' -4h 42' -11h 41' -13h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -83.5 -65.2 -43.9 -20.9 -4.3 +2.1 -4 -20.9 -43.7 -66.1 -83.8 -91.5   -43.9

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