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Base Esperanza vs General Pico Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and General Pico, Argentina is approximately 3,115 km or 1,936 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from General Pico bearing 173.5° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 168.2° or SSE .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas General Pico has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The annual average temperature is 22.6 °C (40.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.2 °C (7.6°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 106.4 mm (4.2 in) less which is equivalent to 106.4 l/m² (2.61 US gal/ft²) or 1,064,000 l/ha (113,749 US gal/ac) less. About 7/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.6° lower in Base Esperanza than in General Pico.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-42) -23 (-42) -23 (-41) -23 (-42) -22 (-39) -19 (-35) -19 (-34) -21 (-37) -20 (-36) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -23 (-41) -23 (-39)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -18 (-33) -20 (-35) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -18 (-33) -18 (-32) -18 (-33) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -18 (-33)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -59 (-2) -35 (-1) -44 (-2) -12 (0) +23 (+1) +26 (+1) +33 (+1) +49 (+2) +14 (+1) -24 (-1) -36 (-1) -43 (-2) -106 (-4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 32' +2h 30' +0h 26' -1h 40' -3h 50' -5h 23' -4h 38' -2h 31' -0h 22' +1h 44' +3h 54' +5h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -27.5 -27.5 -27.7 -27.6 -27.6 -27.5 -27.6 -27.6 -27.6 -27.5 -27.5 -27.7   -27.6

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