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Base Esperanza Climate & Temperature

  • Base Esperanza, Antarctica is at 63°23'S, 56°59'W, 24 m (79 ft). See map.
  • Base Esperanza has a polar tundra climate with no true summer (Köppen-Geiger classification: ET).
  • The average annual temperature is -5.8 degrees Celsius (21.6 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.4 °C (20.5°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype truly oceanic. Base Esperanza Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 726.4 mm (28.6 inches) which is equivalent to 726.4 Litres/m² (17.82 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Base Esperanza you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Viljujsk, Russia (Boreal dry scrub biome).

Base Esperanza Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (13) -11 (13) -7 (19) -4 (26) -2 (29) 0 (33) 1 (33) -1 (31) -3 (26) -7 (19) -10 (15) -11 (12) -6 (22)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (5) -15 (6) -11 (12) -7 (19) -5 (24) -2 (28) -2 (29) -3 (27) -6 (20) -11 (12) -13 (8) -15 (5) -9 (16)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 54 (2) 72 (3) 62 (2) 56 (2) 65 (3) 59 (2) 56 (2) 65 (3) 76 (3) 59 (2) 54 (2) 47 (2) 726 (29)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 5h 42' 8h 39' 11h 54' 15h 11' 18h 18' 20h 16' 19h 10' 16h 19' 13h 10' 9h 54' 6h 46' 4h 44' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 6.3 14.7 26.1 37.4 46.5 50 46.4 37 26.2 14.7 6.5 3.4 26.3

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