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Base Esperanza vs Kangnung Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Kangnung, North Korea is approximately 17,136 km or 10,648 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Kangnung bearing 174° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 10.7° or N .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Kangnung has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The mean annual temperature is 18.3 °C (33°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.6 °C (24.5°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 650.4 mm (25.6 in) less which is equivalent to 650.4 l/m² (15.96 US gal/ft²) or 6,504,000 l/ha (695,321 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.2° lower in Base Esperanza than in Kangnung.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -9 (-15) -19 (-35) -27 (-49) -31 (-56) -35 (-62) -35 (-63) -27 (-48) -18 (-33) -10 (-19) -2 (-4) -18 (-32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -2 (0) +4 (+0) +4 (+0) -18 (-1) -19 (-1) -63 (-2) -163 (-6) -190 (-7) -154 (-6) -56 (-2) -13 (-1) +20 (+1) -650 (-26)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +8h 57' +5h 15' +0h 56' -3h 34' -7h 45' -10h 19' -9h 07' -5h 15' -0h 48' +3h 42' +7h 52' +10h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +14.1 -4.5 -26.2 -49.4 -65.9 -72.3 -66.4 -49.7 -26.9 -4.1 +14.2 +21.2   -26.2

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