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Rio Gallegos vs Johannesburg Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rio Gallegos, Argentina and Johannesburg, South Africa is approximately 8,249 km or 5,126 mi.
  • To reach Rio Gallegos in this distance one would set out from Johannesburg bearing 219.8° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Rio Gallegos bearing 292.3° or WNW .
  • Both have a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Rio Gallegos is in or near the cool temperate desert scrub biome whereas Johannesburg is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 8.4 °C (15.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) more in Rio Gallegos. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 300.8 mm (11.8 in) less which is equivalent to 300.8 l/m² (7.38 US gal/ft²) or 3,008,000 l/ha (321,575 US gal/ac) less. About 4/9 as much.
  • There are 1413 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Rio Gallegos. In whichever way circa 3h 51' less per day or about 5/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.3° lower in Rio Gallegos than in Johannesburg.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.6°C (11.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -10 (-17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -9 (-15) -9 (-15) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -10 (-18) -10 (-19) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -8 (-15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -92 (-4) -73 (-3) -71 (-3) -33 (-1) +11 (+0) +9 (+0) +15 (+1) +6 (+0) -16 (-1) +10 (+0) +11 (+0) -78 (-3) -301 (-12)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -11) -5 ( -16) -1 ( -3) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +6 (+19) +5 (+16) +1 (+3) -2 ( -6) -5 ( -17) -5 ( -16)   -5 ( -1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 27' -1h 05' -2h 07' -3h 48' -5h 32' -6h 08' -6h 00' -5h 32' -4h 30' -2h 58' -2h 58' -3h 05'   -3h 51'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 24' +1h 26' +0h 15' -0h 59' -2h 06' -2h 43' -2h 26' -1h 27' -0h 13' +1h 01' +2h 08' +2h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -25.1 -25.3 -25.5 -25.6 -25.5 -25.4 -25.4 -25.4 -25.4 -25.1 -24.7 -25.4   -25.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -13 -14 -9 +5 +21 +28 +29 +29 +21 +5 -7 -12   +6.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -9.8 (-18) -9.4 (-17) -9.4 (-17) -7 (-13) -3.8 (-7) -2.6 (-5) -2.9 (-5) -2.7 (-5) -4.5 (-8) -8.1 (-15) -9.1 (-16) -9.8 (-18) -6.6 (-12)

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