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Amsterdam Island vs Pohnpei Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Amsterdam Island, French Southern Lands and Pohnpei, Micronesia is approximately 9,668 km or 6,008 mi.
  • To reach Amsterdam Island in this distance one would set out from Pohnpei bearing 231.3° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Amsterdam Island bearing 258.8° or W .
  • Amsterdam Island has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Pohnpei has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The average annual temperature is 13.4 °C (24.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.4 °C (9.7°F) more in Amsterdam Island. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 3650.1 mm (143.7 in) less which is equivalent to 3650.1 l/m² (89.58 US gal/ft²) or 36,501,000 l/ha (3,902,199 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.7° lower in Amsterdam Island than in Pohnpei.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -11 (-19) -12 (-22) -14 (-24) -16 (-28) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -15 (-28) -13 (-23) -15 (-27)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -10 (-19) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -16 (-28) -16 (-29) -15 (-28) -15 (-26) -14 (-24) -12 (-21) -13 (-24)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -10 (-17) -11 (-19) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -14 (-24) -14 (-24) -14 (-25) -13 (-24) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -12 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -211 (-8) -196 (-8) -262 (-10) -316 (-12) -376 (-15) -322 (-13) -363 (-14) -325 (-13) -325 (-13) -339 (-13) -310 (-12) -306 (-12) -3650 (-144)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 39' +1h 38' +0h 18' -1h 08' -2h 21' -2h 58' -2h 41' -1h 39' -0h 15' +1h 10' +2h 22' +2h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +8.9 -9.5 -31 -44.8 -44.8 -44.7 -44.7 -44.6 -32.1 -9.3 +8.8 +16   -22.7

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