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Base Esperanza vs Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 11,329 km or 7,040 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 191.6° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 333.9° or NNW .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean temperature is 32.6 °C (58.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.4 °C (16.9°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1261.6 mm (49.7 in) less which is equivalent to 1261.6 l/m² (30.96 US gal/ft²) or 12,616,000 l/ha (1,348,734 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 46.2° lower in Base Esperanza than in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Base Esperanza relative to Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands vs Base Esperanza.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-49) -29 (-51) -31 (-56) -35 (-63) -37 (-66) -37 (-66) -37 (-66) -37 (-66) -33 (-59) -30 (-54) -28 (-51) -27 (-48) -33 (-58)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-48) -28 (-50) -32 (-58) -37 (-67) -38 (-69) -39 (-70) -39 (-70) -39 (-70) -35 (-63) -31 (-57) -29 (-51) -27 (-49) -33 (-60)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -81 (-3) -131 (-5) -141 (-6) -205 (-8) -147 (-6) -182 (-7) -167 (-7) -50 (-2) -32 (-1) -28 (-1) -42 (-2) -58 (-2) -1262 (-50)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 02' +3h 26' +0h 36' -2h 19' -5h 10' -7h 04' -6h 09' -3h 26' -0h 31' +2h 24' +5h 15' +7h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -35.3 -49.3 -51.4 -51.4 -51.2 -51.1 -51.1 -51.1 -51 -48.6 -35 -28.6   -46.2

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