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

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  • The distance between Barcelona, Spain and King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is approximately 12,727 km or 7,909 mi.
  • To reach Barcelona in this distance one would set out from King George Island, South Shetland Islands bearing 46.2° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Barcelona bearing 26.7° or NNE .
  • Barcelona has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas King George Island, South Shetland Islands has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual mean temperature is 17.6 °C (31.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.9 °C (10.6°F) more in Barcelona. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 139.2 mm (5.5 in) less which is equivalent to 139.2 l/m² (3.42 US gal/ft²) or 1,392,000 l/ha (148,814 US gal/ac) less. About 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.5° higher in Barcelona than in King George Island, South Shetland Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.2°C (25.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Barcelona 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 Barcelona.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +11 (+19) +15 (+27) +20 (+36) +25 (+46) +29 (+51) +30 (+53) +25 (+46) +20 (+35) +14 (+24) +9 (+16) +18 (+32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +4 (+0) -31 (-1) -41 (-2) -34 (-1) -13 (-1) -22 (-1) -34 (-1) +6 (+0) +5 (+0) +17 (+1) +7 (+0) -2 (0) -139 (-5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 49' -5h 13' -0h 56' +3h 34' +7h 40' +10h 05' +8h 58' +5h 14' +0h 48' -3h 41' -7h 47' -10h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (┬°) -18.8 -0.1 +21.5 +44.7 +61.2 +67.5 +61.6 +44.9 +22 -0.8 -19 -26   +21.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -14 -19 -14 -16 -17 -18 -19 -13 -12 -10 -13 -15   -15
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ┬°C & (┬°F) +4.3 (+8) +4.1 (+7) +7.6 (+14) +11.3 (+20) +15.9 (+29) +21 (+38) +23.8 (+43) +26.3 (+47) +22.4 (+40) +17 (+31) +10.5 (+19) +5.9 (+11) +14.2 (+26)

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