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Jan Mayen Island vs Durban Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Jan Mayen Island, Norway and Durban, South Africa is approximately 11,642 km or 7,234 mi.
  • To reach Jan Mayen Island in this distance one would set out from Durban bearing 347.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Jan Mayen Island bearing 325.5° or NW .
  • Jan Mayen Island has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Durban has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The annual mean temperature is 20.7 °C (37.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3 °C (5.4°F) more in Jan Mayen Island. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 200 mm (7.9 in) less which is equivalent to 200 l/m² (4.91 US gal/ft²) or 2,000,000 l/ha (213,813 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 40.2° lower in Jan Mayen Island than in Durban.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 19.1°C (34.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -30 (-54) -29 (-52) -27 (-49) -22 (-40) -17 (-31) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -17 (-31) -19 (-34) -23 (-41) -26 (-47) -22 (-40)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -30 (-53) -29 (-51) -25 (-45) -19 (-34) -15 (-26) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -15 (-27) -19 (-34) -23 (-41) -26 (-46) -21 (-37)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-47) -29 (-52) -27 (-49) -24 (-43) -16 (-29) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -13 (-23) -18 (-32) -22 (-40) -24 (-43) -19 (-34)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -68 (-3) -66 (-3) -78 (-3) -29 (-1) -34 (-1) -1 (0) -3 (0) -8 (0) +1 (+0) +66 (+3) +57 (+2) -37 (-1) -200 (-8)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +11 (+39) +12 (+39) +12 (+40) +11 (+35) +11 (+37) +13 (+42) +14 (+45) +13 (+43) +11 (+35) +10 (+33) +10 (+32)   +139 (+38)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -13h 22' -7h 04' -1h 11' +4h 38' +11h 42' +13h 53' +13h 32' +7h 07' +1h 01' -4h 48' -11h 55' -13h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -80.1 -61.7 -40.3 -17.1 -0.5 +5.9 -0.2 -16.9 -39.6 -62.1 -80.1 -87.8   -40.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2 +1 +0 +0 +7 +14 +16 +10 +6 +2 +4 +3   +5.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -26.3 (-47) -28.4 (-51) -27.6 (-50) -24.1 (-43) -17 (-31) -11.5 (-21) -8.3 (-15) -8.9 (-16) -13.6 (-24) -18 (-32) -21 (-38) -24.2 (-44) -19.1 (-34)

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