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Windhoek vs Wake Island Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Windhoek, Namibia and Wake Island, Usa is approximately 16,843 km or 10,466 mi.
  • To reach Windhoek in this distance one would set out from Wake Island bearing 258° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Windhoek bearing 270.9° or W .
  • Windhoek has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Wake Island has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean annual temperature is 7.6 °C (13.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.3 °C (13.1°F) more in Windhoek. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 536.4 mm (21.1 in) less which is equivalent to 536.4 l/m² (13.16 US gal/ft²) or 5,364,000 l/ha (573,447 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.2° lower in Windhoek than in Wake Island.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 2 (+4) 0 (+0) -1 (-3) -3 (-5) -7 (-12) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -8 (-15) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) 0 (+1) 1 (+3) -3 (-6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -6 (-12) -11 (-20) -14 (-26) -15 (-27) -12 (-22) -8 (-15) -6 (-11) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) -8 (-14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -19 (-35) -16 (-29) -14 (-26) -10 (-18) -10 (-17) -7 (-13) -12 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +48 (+2) +32 (+1) +24 (+1) -26 (-1) -38 (-2) -57 (-2) -101 (-4) -157 (-6) -128 (-5) -98 (-4) -38 (-1) +2 (+0) -536 (-21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 14' +1h 24' +0h 15' -0h 58' -1h 59' -2h 30' -2h 16' -1h 24' -0h 13' +1h 00' +2h 00' +2h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +35.5 +17.6 -3.7 -27 -41.6 -41.8 -41.1 -27.5 -4.7 +17.7 +35.1 +41.7   -3.2

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