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Jamestown vs Amsterdam Island Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Jamestown, Saint Helena and Amsterdam Island, French Southern Lands is approximately 8,352 km or 5,190 mi.
  • To reach Jamestown in this distance one would set out from Amsterdam Island bearing 261.2° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Jamestown bearing 305.7° or NW .
  • Jamestown has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Amsterdam Island has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average annual temperature is 8 °C (14.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.9 °C (3.4°F) less in Jamestown. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 982 mm (38.7 in) less which is equivalent to 982 l/m² (24.1 US gal/ft²) or 9,820,000 l/ha (1,049,823 US gal/ac) less. About 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19° higher in Jamestown than in Amsterdam Island.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +9 (+17) +10 (+17) +9 (+15) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +8 (+15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +8 (+15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -88 (-3) -68 (-3) -62 (-2) -92 (-4) -92 (-4) -95 (-4) -71 (-3) -85 (-3) -78 (-3) -83 (-3) -90 (-4) -78 (-3) -982 (-39)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 27' -0h 54' -0h 09' +0h 37' +1h 17' +1h 38' +1h 29' +0h 54' +0h 08' -0h 38' -1h 18' -1h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +13.3 +21 +21.8 +21.8 +21.9 +21.9 +21.9 +21.9 +21.9 +20.9 +12.9 +6.9   +19

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