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Basel vs Kwajalein Island Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Basel, Switzerland and Kwajalein Island, Marshall Islands is approximately 13,458 km or 8,363 mi.
  • To reach Basel in this distance one would set out from Kwajalein Island bearing 344.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Basel bearing 203.1° or SSW .
  • Basel has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Kwajalein Island has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean annual temperature is 18.3 °C (32.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.5 °C (33.3°F) more in Basel. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1809 mm (71.2 in) less which is equivalent to 1809 l/m² (44.4 US gal/ft²) or 18,090,000 l/ha (1,933,941 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 31.4° lower in Basel than in Kwajalein Island.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-47) -24 (-44) -19 (-33) -14 (-26) -10 (-19) -6 (-12) -4 (-8) -6 (-10) -9 (-15) -16 (-28) -21 (-39) -26 (-47) -15 (-27)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-49) -27 (-48) -22 (-39) -19 (-34) -14 (-25) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -19 (-34) -23 (-41) -27 (-48) -18 (-33)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -27 (-49) -24 (-44) -21 (-38) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -19 (-35) -23 (-42) -26 (-47) -20 (-36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -63 (-2) -42 (-2) -56 (-2) -137 (-5) -178 (-7) -151 (-6) -179 (-7) -163 (-6) -222 (-9) -243 (-10) -215 (-8) -162 (-6) -1809 (-71)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 50' -1h 44' -0h 19' +1h 11' +2h 30' +3h 11' +2h 53' +1h 44' +0h 16' -1h 14' -2h 32' -3h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -38.6 -38.4 -38.5 -32.5 -15.9 -9.4 -15.2 -31.9 -38.8 -38.7 -38.7 -38.7   -31.4

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