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Base Esperanza vs Catania, Sicily Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Catania, Sicily, Italy is approximately 12,870 km or 7,998 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Catania, Sicily bearing 208.2° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 237° or WSW .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Catania, Sicily has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The mean temperature is 23.1 °C (41.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.7 °C (6.7°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 179.2 mm (7.1 in) more which is equivalent to 179.2 l/m (4.4 US gal/ft) or 1,792,000 l/ha (191,577 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.5° lower in Base Esperanza than in Catania, Sicily.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -11 (-21) -15 (-27) -22 (-39) -28 (-50) -33 (-59) -36 (-65) -36 (-65) -30 (-54) -23 (-41) -17 (-30) -11 (-20) -23 (-41)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -8 (-15) -13 (-23) -19 (-35) -25 (-45) -31 (-55) -34 (-60) -34 (-61) -28 (-51) -21 (-38) -14 (-26) -9 (-16) -20 (-36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -19 (-1) +12 (+0) +30 (+1) +24 (+1) +35 (+1) +41 (+2) +49 (+2) +63 (+2) +17 (+1) -50 (-2) +3 (+0) -27 (-1) +179 (+7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +8h 56' +5h 14' +0h 56' -3h 33' -7h 44' -10h 18' -9h 05' -5h 14' -0h 48' +3h 41' +7h 51' +10h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +13.8 -4.9 -26.6 -49.8 -66.2 -72.6 -66.6 -49.9 -27.1 -4.3 +14 +20.9   -26.5

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