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PiteŚ vs King George Island, South Shetland Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between PiteŚ, Sweden and King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is approximately 15,620 km or 9,706 mi.
  • To reach PiteŚ in this distance one would set out from King George Island, South Shetland Islands bearing 40.3° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach PiteŚ bearing 46.3° or NE .
  • PiteŚ has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas King George Island, South Shetland Islands has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average temperature is 4.6 °C (8.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.2 °C (32.8°F) more in PiteŚ. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 280.2 mm (11 in) less which is equivalent to 280.2 l/m² (6.88 US gal/ft²) or 2,802,000 l/ha (299,552 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.4° lower in PiteŚ than in King George Island, South Shetland Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.8°C (3.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for PiteŚ relative to King George Island, South Shetland Islands. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of King George Island, South Shetland Islands vs PiteŚ.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -7 (-12) +3 (+5) +11 (+19) +18 (+33) +22 (+40) +21 (+38) +13 (+24) +6 (+10) -2 (-4) -7 (-13) +5 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -2 (0) -42 (-2) -66 (-3) -57 (-2) -40 (-2) -13 (-1) -6 (0) +8 (+0) -6 (0) -29 (-1) -20 (-1) -8 (0) -280 (-11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -13h 47' -7h 49' -1h 22' +5h 17' +11h 47' +16h 14' +14h 04' +7h 51' +1h 11' -5h 29' -11h 58' -16h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -42.6 -24 -2.5 +20.7 +37.2 +43.5 +37.6 +20.9 -1.9 -24.7 -42.8 -49.7   -2.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 -6 -16 -19 -29 -28 -25 -20 -17 -7 +1 -2   -14.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -10.8 (-19) -12 (-22) -8.7 (-16) -0.6 (-1) +4.5 (+8) +11.8 (+21) +16.3 (+29) +16.6 (+30) +9.8 (+18) +4 (+7) -1.9 (-3) -7.2 (-13) +1.8 (+3)

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