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Base Esperanza vs Cape Zolotoj Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Cape Zolotoj, Russia is approximately 17,975 km or 11,170 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Cape Zolotoj bearing 157° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 36.3° or NE .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Cape Zolotoj has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • The mean annual temperature is 8.3 °C (15°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.3 °C (29.3°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 139.1 mm (5.5 in) less which is equivalent to 139.1 l/m² (3.41 US gal/ft²) or 1,391,000 l/ha (148,707 US gal/ac) less. About 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.7° lower in Base Esperanza than in Cape Zolotoj.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +9 (+16) +1 (+2) -9 (-16) -15 (-27) -20 (-36) -25 (-44) -27 (-48) -21 (-37) -11 (-19) +0 (+1) +9 (+17) -8 (-14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +41 (+2) +39 (+2) +30 (+1) -5 (0) -28 (-1) -62 (-2) -48 (-2) -60 (-2) -68 (-3) -23 (-1) +11 (+0) +35 (+1) -139 (-5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +9h 55' +5h 49' +1h 02' -3h 58' -8h 36' -11h 25' -10h 06' -5h 50' -0h 53' +4h 06' +8h 44' +11h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +23.7 +5 -16.6 -39.8 -56.3 -62.7 -56.9 -40.2 -17.4 +5.4 +23.7 +30.7   -16.7

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