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Base Esperanza vs Heraklion, Crete Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Heraklion, Crete, Greece is approximately 13,106 km or 8,144 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Heraklion, Crete bearing 210.1° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 246.1° or WSW .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Heraklion, Crete has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The mean temperature is 24.5 °C (44.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.7 °C (4.9°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 225.8 mm (8.9 in) more which is equivalent to 225.8 l/m² (5.54 US gal/ft²) or 2,258,000 l/ha (241,395 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28.7° lower in Base Esperanza than in Heraklion, Crete.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -17 (-30) -24 (-43) -30 (-54) -35 (-63) -37 (-66) -36 (-66) -31 (-55) -24 (-42) -18 (-33) -13 (-24) -25 (-43)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -16 (-29) -23 (-42) -28 (-51) -34 (-61) -37 (-66) -36 (-66) -30 (-55) -24 (-43) -18 (-32) -13 (-23) -24 (-42)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -35 (-1) -12 (0) +18 (+1) +29 (+1) +39 (+2) +44 (+2) +53 (+2) +71 (+3) +43 (+2) -12 (0) +6 (+0) -18 (-1) +226 (+9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +8h 45' +5h 07' +0h 54' -3h 29' -7h 35' -10h 06' -8h 55' -5h 08' -0h 47' +3h 36' +7h 41' +10h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +11.6 -7.1 -28.7 -51.9 -68.4 -74.7 -68.7 -52 -29.2 -6.4 +11.8 +18.7   -28.7

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