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Dikson Island vs Gaya Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dikson Island, Russia and Gaya, Niger is approximately 8,331 km or 5,177 mi.
  • To reach Dikson Island in this distance one would set out from Gaya bearing 16.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dikson Island bearing 80.9° or E .
  • Dikson Island has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Gaya has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • The mean annual temperature is 41 °C (73.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.5 °C (42.3°F) more in Dikson Island. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 430.6 mm (17 in) less which is equivalent to 430.6 l/m² (10.57 US gal/ft²) or 4,306,000 l/ha (460,340 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 56.4° lower in Dikson Island than in Gaya.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -53 (-95) -55 (-99) -56 (-100) -52 (-93) -41 (-74) -30 (-54) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -26 (-47) -38 (-68) -47 (-85) -49 (-88) -41 (-74)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +37 (+1) +26 (+1) +21 (+1) +2 (+0) -51 (-2) -95 (-4) -139 (-5) -183 (-7) -117 (-5) +13 (+1) +23 (+1) +31 (+1) -431 (-17)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -11h 23' -7h 21' -1h 05' +4h 25' +10h 57' +11h 18' +11h 22' +7h 24' +0h 56' -4h 37' -11h 05' -11h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -61.5 -61.4 -61.5 -61.3 -44.9 -38.5 -44.3 -60.6 -61.4 -61.1 -61.4 -61.6   -56.4

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