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Vrangelja Island vs La Quiaca Obs Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Vrangelja Island, Russia and La Quiaca Obs, Argentina is approximately 13,153 km or 8,173 mi.
  • To reach Vrangelja Island in this distance one would set out from La Quiaca Obs bearing 340.1° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Vrangelja Island bearing 255.5° or WSW .
  • Vrangelja Island has a tundra climate (ET) whereas La Quiaca Obs has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Vrangelja Island is in or near the polar desert biome whereas La Quiaca Obs is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 21.3 °C (38.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.1 °C (34.4°F) more in Vrangelja Island. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 157.4 mm (6.2 in) less which is equivalent to 157.4 l/m² (3.86 US gal/ft²) or 1,574,000 l/ha (168,271 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 47.6° lower in Vrangelja Island than in La Quiaca Obs.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -35 (-63) -37 (-67) -37 (-66) -28 (-51) -14 (-24) -4 (-6) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) -10 (-17) -19 (-34) -27 (-48) -34 (-60) -21 (-37)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -64 (-3) -59 (-2) -39 (-2) -1 (0) +7 (+0) +12 (+0) +23 (+1) +28 (+1) +19 (+1) -2 (0) -14 (-1) -67 (-3) -157 (-6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -12h 51' -6h 45' -1h 07' +4h 25' +11h 15' +13h 19' +13h 01' +6h 48' +0h 58' -4h 35' -11h 28' -13h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -86.8 -69.1 -47.9 -24.8 -8.2 -2 -8.1 -25 -47.8 -70 -86.9 -92.9   -47.6

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