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Base Esperanza vs Urumqi, Sinkiang Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Urumqi, Sinkiang, China is approximately 16,892 km or 10,497 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Urumqi, Sinkiang bearing 213.4° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 297.4° or WNW .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Urumqi, Sinkiang has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • The annual mean temperature is 11.2 °C (20.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 28.6 °C (51.5°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 450.4 mm (17.7 in) more which is equivalent to 450.4 l/m² (11.05 US gal/ft²) or 4,504,000 l/ha (481,507 US gal/ac) more. About 2 5/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.2° lower in Base Esperanza than in Urumqi, Sinkiang.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+30) +14 (+24) +1 (+2) -16 (-29) -28 (-50) -33 (-59) -35 (-63) -33 (-59) -24 (-43) -10 (-17) +4 (+8) +13 (+24) -11 (-19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+36) +16 (+29) +5 (+8) -13 (-24) -21 (-39) -27 (-49) -29 (-52) -28 (-50) -19 (-34) -6 (-12) +6 (+12) +11 (+20) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +47 (+2) +50 (+2) +61 (+2) +26 (+1) +29 (+1) +14 (+1) +38 (+2) +37 (+1) +47 (+2) +9 (+0) +43 (+2) +48 (+2) +450 (+18)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +9h 31' +5h 35' +1h 00' -3h 48' -8h 15' -10h 58' -9h 42' -5h 36' -0h 51' +3h 56' +8h 22' +10h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +20.1 +1.4 -20.2 -43.4 -59.9 -66.3 -60.4 -43.6 -20.8 +2 +20.2 +27.2   -20.2

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