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Base Esperanza vs Christchurch Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Christchurch, New Zealand is approximately 7,347 km or 4,566 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Christchurch bearing 158.1° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 37.2° or NE .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Christchurch has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean annual temperature is 17.5 °C (31.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0 °C (0°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 111.2 mm (4.4 in) more which is equivalent to 111.2 l/m² (2.73 US gal/ft²) or 1,112,000 l/ha (118,880 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.8° lower in Base Esperanza than in Christchurch.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -17 (-31) -18 (-33) -20 (-35) -18 (-33) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -16 (-30) -15 (-28) -16 (-28) -16 (-28) -18 (-31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -16 (-30) -19 (-34) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -14 (-26) -14 (-24) -13 (-24) -16 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +10 (+0) +23 (+1) +18 (+1) +6 (+0) -3 (0) -3 (0) -14 (-1) +13 (+0) +21 (+1) +12 (+0) +15 (+1) +14 (+1) +111 (+4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 49' +2h 04' +0h 21' -1h 23' -3h 13' -4h 35' -3h 54' -2h 05' -0h 18' +1h 26' +3h 16' +4h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -19.9 -20 -20.1 -20 -19.9 -19.7 -19.7 -19.6 -19.5 -19.5 -19.6 -19.9   -19.8

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