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Base Esperanza vs Cape Town Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Cape Town, South Africa is approximately 5,971 km or 3,710 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Cape Town bearing 212.6° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 274.7° or W .
  • The mean annual temperature is 22.4 °C (40.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.4 °C (4.3°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 251.4 mm (9.9 in) more which is equivalent to 251.4 l/m (6.17 US gal/ft) or 2,514,000 l/ha (268,763 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29.3° lower in Base Esperanza than in Cape Town.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-37) -22 (-39) -23 (-41) -24 (-44) -25 (-44) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -24 (-42) -21 (-38) -20 (-35) -20 (-35) -19 (-34) -22 (-39)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -20 (-37) -23 (-42) -23 (-42) -23 (-42) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -20 (-36) -18 (-33) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -20 (-37)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +42 (+2) +49 (+2) +55 (+2) +18 (+1) -14 (-1) -46 (-2) -29 (-1) -5 (0) +21 (+1) +53 (+2) +64 (+3) +42 (+2) +251 (+10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 40' +2h 35' +0h 27' -1h 44' -3h 58' -5h 32' -4h 46' -2h 36' -0h 23' +1h 48' +4h 01' +5h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -29.3 -29.3 -29.5 -29.4 -29.3 -29.2 -29.3 -29.3 -29.3 -29.1 -29.1 -29.5   -29.3

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