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Base Esperanza vs Akureyri Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Akureyri, Iceland is approximately 14,697 km or 9,133 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Akureyri bearing 202.3° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 200.4° or SSW .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Akureyri has a dry-summer maritime subalpine climate (Csc).
  • The annual mean temperature is 9 °C (16.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.3 °C (2.3°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 237.5 mm (9.4 in) more which is equivalent to 237.5 l/m▓ (5.83 US gal/ft▓) or 2,375,000 l/ha (253,903 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.6° higher in Base Esperanza than in Akureyri.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Base Esperanza relative to Akureyri. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Akureyri vs Base Esperanza.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -9 (-16) -15 (-27) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -21 (-37) -13 (-24) -7 (-12) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) -9 (-15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -3 (-6) -10 (-18) -16 (-30) -21 (-38) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -16 (-29) -8 (-15) -3 (-5) +2 (+3) -10 (-18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) +23 (+1) +32 (+1) +30 (+1) +35 (+1) +19 (+1) +21 (+1) +38 (+1) +23 (+1) -2 (0) +11 (+0) +6 (+0) +238 (+9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +14h 27' +8h 07' +1h 25' -5h 29' -12h 18' -17h 10' -14h 45' -8h 09' -1h 13' +5h 41' +12h 29' +17h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (░) +41.8 +23.1 +1.5 -21.6 -38.1 -44.4 -38.4 -21.7 +1.2 +23.9 +42 +48.7   +1.6

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