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South Georgia

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South GeorgiaUnited States
Climate zoneTemperate zoneSubpolar zone to Tropics
Latitudes54° 17' S64° 51' N to 19° 30' N
Distance to equator6,000 km2,200 - 7,200 km
Annual valuesSouth GeorgiaUnited States
Ø Daytime maximum temperature4.9 °C18.80 °C
Ø Daily low temperature-0.30 °C7.2 °C
Hours of sunshine913 hrs.2,628 hrs.

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Daily maximum temperatures

The highest daytime temperatures in South Georgia are reached in February with an average of 8.2 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is July, with an average of just 1.3 °C. In the United States, July is the warmest month, with 30.8 °C. There, it is coolest in January with an average of 6.0 °C.

Night time lows

At night, it cools down to varying degrees depending on the country and altitude. In South Georgia, temperatures drop as low as -3.4 °C in July. The warmest nights are in February at 2.5 °C. In the United States, it is coolest at night in January at -4.1 °C and warmest in July at 18.8 °C. This corresponds to a cooling of 4.4 to 5.7 °C in South Georgia and 9.8 to 12.4 °C in the United States.

Sunshine hours per day

With 2,628 hours of sunshine per year, the United States is in the lead. The most hours of sunshine (9.7 per day) are in July. South Georgia falls into second place with only 913 hours. There the sun is visible in June for only 0.6 hours per day, so not hidden behind clouds.

Hours of daylight

The length of a day varies throughout the year and depends on the distance from the equator. In June, the day in South Georgia is only 7.5 hours long. In December, on the other hand, it is 17.2 hours. In the United States, it is 9.2 hours in December and 15.3 in June.
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