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Base Esperanza vs Waimate Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Waimate, New Zealand is approximately 7,272 km or 4,519 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Waimate bearing 158.5° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 35.5° or NE .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Waimate has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average temperature is 17.3 °C (31.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.3 °C (2.3°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 89.7 mm (3.5 in) more which is equivalent to 89.7 l/m² (2.2 US gal/ft²) or 897,000 l/ha (95,895 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.6° lower in Base Esperanza than in Waimate.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -19 (-35) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -16 (-30) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -17 (-30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) +15 (+1) +9 (+0) +2 (+0) -1 (0) +5 (+0) -1 (0) +22 (+1) +28 (+1) +0 (+0) +11 (+0) -3 (0) +90 (+4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 42' +1h 59' +0h 20' -1h 20' -3h 06' -4h 26' -3h 47' -2h 00' -0h 17' +1h 23' +3h 09' +4h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (┬°) -18.7 -18.8 -18.9 -18.8 -18.7 -18.5 -18.5 -18.4 -18.4 -18.3 -18.5 -18.7   -18.6

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