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Base Esperanza vs Amsterdam Island Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Amsterdam Island, French Southern Lands is approximately 8,068 km or 5,014 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Amsterdam Island bearing 199.5° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 323.8° or NW .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Amsterdam Island has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean temperature is 19.6 °C (35.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.5 °C (9.9°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 392.6 mm (15.5 in) less which is equivalent to 392.6 l/m (9.64 US gal/ft) or 3,926,000 l/ha (419,715 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.5° lower in Base Esperanza than in Amsterdam Island.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -19 (-35) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -22 (-39) -19 (-33) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -20 (-34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -20 (-36) -24 (-43) -25 (-44) -25 (-45) -24 (-44) -24 (-43) -21 (-37) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -15 (-28) -20 (-37)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -40 (-2) -13 (-1) -6 (0) -43 (-2) -56 (-2) -66 (-3) -50 (-2) -23 (-1) -21 (-1) -29 (-1) -25 (-1) -22 (-1) -393 (-15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 22' +2h 24' +0h 24' -1h 36' -3h 41' -5h 11' -4h 27' -2h 24' -0h 21' +1h 40' +3h 45' +5h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -25.5 -25.6 -25.7 -25.7 -25.5 -25.4 -25.4 -25.4 -25.4 -25.3 -25.3 -25.6   -25.5

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