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Basra vs King George Island, South Shetland Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Basra, Iraq and King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is approximately 13,838 km or 8,599 mi.
  • To reach Basra in this distance one would set out from King George Island, South Shetland Islands bearing 88.8° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Basra bearing 32.8° or NNE .
  • Basra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas King George Island, South Shetland Islands has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average annual temperature is 26.7 °C (48°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.2 °C (23.8°F) more in Basra. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 636.2 mm (25 in) less which is equivalent to 636.2 l/m² (15.61 US gal/ft²) or 6,362,000 l/ha (680,140 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 32.2° higher in Basra than in King George Island, South Shetland Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 24.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 20.1°C (36.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Basra relative to King George Island, South Shetland Islands. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of King George Island, South Shetland Islands vs Basra.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +13 (+24) +19 (+33) +27 (+48) +34 (+61) +38 (+69) +40 (+71) +40 (+72) +35 (+63) +29 (+52) +21 (+38) +14 (+25) +27 (+48)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -11 (0) -50 (-2) -65 (-3) -63 (-2) -63 (-2) -60 (-2) -56 (-2) -60 (-2) -75 (-3) -76 (-3) -40 (-2) -18 (-1) -636 (-25)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 56' -4h 41' -0h 50' +3h 12' +6h 54' +9h 06' +8h 05' +4h 42' +0h 43' -3h 18' -7h 00' -9h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -8.1 +10.6 +32.2 +55.4 +71.9 +78.3 +72.3 +55.6 +32.8 +10 -8.3 -15.3   +32.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 -11 -22 -27 -32 -36 -37 -37 -40 -29 -16 -5   -24.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) +10.2 (+18) +11 (+20) +13.5 (+24) +19.6 (+35) +25.3 (+46) +28 (+50) +29.1 (+52) +29.6 (+53) +23.8 (+43) +21.3 (+38) +17 (+31) +12.5 (+23) +20.1 (+36)

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