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Base Esperanza vs Freetown Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Freetown, Sierra Leone is approximately 8,818 km or 5,480 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Freetown bearing 198.4° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 224.1° or SW .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Freetown has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The annual mean temperature is 33.1 °C (59.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.8 °C (15.8°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2218.9 mm (87.4 in) less which is equivalent to 2218.9 l/m² (54.46 US gal/ft²) or 22,189,000 l/ha (2,372,151 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 47.9° lower in Base Esperanza than in Freetown.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-48) -28 (-51) -31 (-56) -36 (-64) -38 (-68) -38 (-69) -37 (-67) -36 (-66) -33 (-60) -31 (-55) -29 (-53) -27 (-49) -33 (-59)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-46) -27 (-48) -31 (-55) -36 (-65) -38 (-68) -39 (-70) -38 (-69) -38 (-68) -34 (-62) -31 (-55) -29 (-51) -26 (-47) -33 (-59)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +53 (+2) +61 (+2) +63 (+2) +12 (+0) -123 (-5) -276 (-11) -680 (-27) -719 (-28) -422 (-17) -209 (-8) -23 (-1) +43 (+2) -2219 (-87)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +7h 06' +4h 06' +0h 43' -2h 47' -6h 07' -8h 15' -7h 14' -4h 06' -0h 37' +2h 53' +6h 12' +8h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -15 -33.6 -55.3 -72 -71.9 -71.8 -71.8 -71.8 -55.7 -32.8 -14.7 -8   -47.9

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