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Base Esperanza vs Kirkjubæjarklaustur Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Kirkjubæjarklaustur, Iceland is approximately 14,501 km or 9,011 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Kirkjubæjarklaustur bearing 201.7° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 201.4° or SSW .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Kirkjubæjarklaustur has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • The annual average temperature is 10.3 °C (18.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.2 °C (0.4°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 917.9 mm (36.1 in) less which is equivalent to 917.9 l/m² (22.53 US gal/ft²) or 9,179,000 l/ha (981,296 US gal/ac) less. About 4/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.3° lower in Base Esperanza than in Kirkjubæjarklaustur.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) -4 (-7) -11 (-19) -16 (-29) -20 (-37) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -15 (-26) -8 (-15) -3 (-5) +1 (+1) -10 (-18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +0 (+0) -5 (-10) -12 (-22) -17 (-31) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -17 (-31) -10 (-19) -5 (-8) 0 (0) -11 (-20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -89 (-3) -65 (-3) -55 (-2) -56 (-2) -63 (-2) -84 (-3) -67 (-3) -87 (-3) -79 (-3) -128 (-5) -72 (-3) -74 (-3) -918 (-36)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +13h 29' +7h 43' +1h 22' -5h 13' -11h 35' -15h 44' -13h 45' -7h 45' -1h 10' +5h 25' +11h 45' +15h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +39.9 +21.2 -0.4 -23.5 -40 -46.3 -40.3 -23.6 -0.7 +22 +40.2 +47   -0.3

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