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Base Esperanza vs Palermo/ Point Raisi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Palermo/ Point Raisi, Italy is approximately 12,859 km or 7,991 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Palermo/ Point Raisi bearing 207.8° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 235.1° or SW .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Palermo/ Point Raisi has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The annual average temperature is 24.3 °C (43.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.3 °C (4.1°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 115.9 mm (4.6 in) more which is equivalent to 115.9 l/m² (2.84 US gal/ft²) or 1,159,000 l/ha (123,905 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.8° lower in Base Esperanza than in Palermo/ Point Raisi.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -13 (-24) -17 (-30) -23 (-41) -29 (-51) -33 (-60) -36 (-66) -37 (-66) -31 (-56) -24 (-43) -19 (-33) -13 (-24) -24 (-43)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -17 (-31) -24 (-43) -29 (-53) -35 (-63) -38 (-68) -38 (-69) -33 (-59) -25 (-45) -19 (-34) -14 (-24) -25 (-45)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -15 (-1) 0 (0) +16 (+1) +15 (+1) +29 (+1) +35 (+1) +49 (+2) +59 (+2) +21 (+1) -42 (-2) -29 (-1) -21 (-1) +116 (+5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +8h 59' +5h 16' +0h 56' -3h 35' -7h 47' -10h 22' -9h 09' -5h 17' -0h 48' +3h 43' +7h 54' +10h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +14.5 -4.2 -25.9 -49 -65.5 -71.9 -65.9 -49.2 -26.3 -3.6 +14.7 +21.6   -25.8

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