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Base Esperanza vs Dhahran Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Dhahran, Saudi Arabia is approximately 13,448 km or 8,357 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Dhahran bearing 209.9° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 272.6° or W .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Dhahran has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean annual temperature is 31.7 °C (57°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.3 °C (14.9°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 647.4 mm (25.5 in) more which is equivalent to 647.4 l/m² (15.89 US gal/ft²) or 6,474,000 l/ha (692,114 US gal/ac) more. About 9 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 37.7° lower in Base Esperanza than in Dhahran.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -17 (-31) -24 (-43) -32 (-58) -40 (-72) -44 (-80) -46 (-83) -45 (-81) -39 (-70) -32 (-57) -24 (-43) -17 (-30) -32 (-56)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -17 (-31) -26 (-47) -33 (-60) -39 (-70) -40 (-72) -41 (-73) -33 (-60) -25 (-46) -16 (-28) -9 (-16) -25 (-45)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +43 (+2) +50 (+2) +55 (+2) +47 (+2) +53 (+2) +47 (+2) +54 (+2) +72 (+3) +62 (+2) +56 (+2) +60 (+2) +48 (+2) +647 (+25)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +8h 06' +4h 43' +0h 50' -3h 13' -7h 01' -9h 22' -8h 15' -4h 44' -0h 43' +3h 19' +7h 07' +9h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +2.6 -16.1 -37.7 -60.9 -77.4 -83.7 -77.7 -61.1 -38.3 -15.4 +2.8 +9.7   -37.7

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