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Rapa Nui vs Yap Island/ Caroline Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rapa Nui, Easter Island and Yap Island/ Caroline Islands, Micronesia is approximately 12,706 km or 7,895 mi.
  • To reach Rapa Nui in this distance one would set out from Yap Island/ Caroline Islands bearing 115.6° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Rapa Nui bearing 88.4° or E .
  • Both have a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean annual temperature is 6.7 °C (12°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.2 °C (9.4°F) more in Rapa Nui. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1825.5 mm (71.9 in) less which is equivalent to 1825.5 l/m² (44.8 US gal/ft²) or 18,255,000 l/ha (1,951,581 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.7° lower in Rapa Nui than in Yap Island/ Caroline Islands.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Rapa Nui relative to Yap Island/ Caroline Islands. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Yap Island/ Caroline Islands vs Rapa Nui.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -4 (-6) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -9 (-17) -8 (-15) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -4 (-8) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -4 (-8) -6 (-10) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -9 (-15) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -7 (-12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -9 (-15) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -85 (-3) -69 (-3) -38 (-2) -32 (-1) -112 (-4) -193 (-8) -277 (-11) -296 (-12) -267 (-11) -234 (-9) -119 (-5) -101 (-4) -1826 (-72)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 59' +1h 14' +0h 13' -0h 51' -1h 46' -2h 13' -2h 01' -1h 14' -0h 11' +0h 53' +1h 47' +2h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +21.8 +3.3 -18.1 -36.9 -36.7 -36.7 -36.4 -36.3 -18.8 +3.8 +21.8 +29.1   -11.7

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