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Bamiyan vs Wake Island Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Bamiyan, Afghanistan and Wake Island, Usa is approximately 9,567 km or 5,945 mi.
  • To reach Bamiyan in this distance one would set out from Wake Island bearing 305.6° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Bamiyan bearing 249.2° or WSW .
  • Bamiyan has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk) whereas Wake Island has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean annual temperature is 20 °C (36°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.6 °C (38.9°F) more in Bamiyan. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 773.4 mm (30.4 in) less which is equivalent to 773.4 l/m² (18.98 US gal/ft²) or 7,734,000 l/ha (826,816 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.3° lower in Bamiyan than in Wake Island.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-48) -26 (-46) -21 (-37) -13 (-24) -10 (-18) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -8 (-15) -13 (-24) -19 (-34) -24 (-42) -15 (-27)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -32 (-57) -30 (-54) -24 (-44) -17 (-31) -15 (-26) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -16 (-28) -20 (-36) -26 (-46) -29 (-52) -20 (-36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -35 (-62) -33 (-59) -27 (-48) -20 (-36) -18 (-33) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -16 (-30) -21 (-38) -25 (-45) -29 (-53) -32 (-58) -24 (-43)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -21 (-1) -25 (-1) -29 (-1) -34 (-1) -18 (-1) -53 (-2) -101 (-4) -157 (-6) -126 (-5) -106 (-4) -63 (-2) -41 (-2) -773 (-30)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 01' -0h 38' -0h 06' +0h 26' +0h 54' +1h 09' +1h 02' +0h 38' +0h 06' -0h 27' -0h 55' -1h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -15.5 -15.4 -15.4 -15.4 -13.4 -7.2 -12.5 -15.6 -15.5 -15.5 -15.5 -15.5   -14.3

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