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Base Esperanza vs Des Moines, Iowa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Des Moines, Iowa, Usa is approximately 12,110 km or 7,525 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Des Moines, Iowa bearing 163.6° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 151.8° or SSE .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Des Moines, Iowa has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • The average temperature is 15.7 °C (28.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.4 °C (36.7°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 114.9 mm (4.5 in) less which is equivalent to 114.9 l/m² (2.82 US gal/ft²) or 1,149,000 l/ha (122,836 US gal/ac) less. About 6/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.5° lower in Base Esperanza than in Des Moines, Iowa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +4 (+6) -6 (-11) -18 (-32) -26 (-48) -33 (-59) -36 (-64) -34 (-61) -25 (-46) -16 (-28) -6 (-10) +5 (+8) -16 (-28)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +6 (+11) -4 (-7) -16 (-28) -24 (-44) -31 (-56) -34 (-62) -32 (-58) -24 (-42) -13 (-24) -3 (-6) +7 (+12) -13 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +32 (+1) +37 (+1) +16 (+1) -26 (-1) -39 (-2) -66 (-3) -42 (-2) -35 (-1) -28 (-1) -10 (0) +20 (+1) +26 (+1) -115 (-5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +9h 18' +5h 27' +0h 58' -3h 43' -8h 03' -10h 43' -9h 28' -5h 28' -0h 50' +3h 51' +8h 10' +10h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +17.8 -1 -22.7 -45.8 -62.2 -68.5 -62.5 -45.7 -22.9 -0.1 +18.1 +24.9   -22.5

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