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Base Esperanza vs Fortaleza Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Fortaleza, Brazil is approximately 6,798 km or 4,224 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Fortaleza bearing 189.3° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 201.1° or SSW .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Fortaleza has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • The mean annual temperature is 32.4 °C (58.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.8 °C (17.6°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 915.9 mm (36.1 in) less which is equivalent to 915.9 l/m² (22.48 US gal/ft²) or 9,159,000 l/ha (979,158 US gal/ac) less. About 4/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 48.3° lower in Base Esperanza than in Fortaleza.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-48) -27 (-49) -29 (-53) -34 (-61) -36 (-65) -37 (-66) -37 (-66) -37 (-66) -34 (-60) -31 (-55) -29 (-52) -27 (-48) -32 (-57)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-48) -26 (-47) -30 (-54) -35 (-62) -37 (-66) -37 (-67) -37 (-66) -37 (-67) -35 (-62) -32 (-57) -29 (-52) -27 (-48) -32 (-58)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -73 (-3) -151 (-6) -263 (-10) -289 (-11) -172 (-7) -113 (-4) -37 (-1) +41 (+2) +39 (+2) +41 (+2) +52 (+2) +9 (+0) -916 (-36)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 28' +3h 42' +0h 39' -2h 30' -5h 33' -7h 33' -6h 35' -3h 43' -0h 33' +2h 36' +5h 38' +7h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -27.3 -45.5 -59.3 -59.6 -59.5 -59.4 -59.5 -59.5 -59.2 -44.6 -26.9 -20.3   -48.3

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