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Base Esperanza vs Gibraltar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Gibraltar, Gibraltar is approximately 11,969 km or 7,438 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Gibraltar bearing 201.6° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 221.6° or SW .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Gibraltar has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The annual average temperature is 24.2 °C (43.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.6 °C (1.1°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 40.6 mm (1.6 in) less which is equivalent to 40.6 l/m² (1 US gal/ft²) or 406,000 l/ha (43,404 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.8° lower in Base Esperanza than in Gibraltar.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -15 (-26) -18 (-33) -24 (-43) -29 (-51) -32 (-58) -35 (-63) -36 (-64) -30 (-53) -24 (-42) -18 (-33) -14 (-24) -24 (-43)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -14 (-25) -18 (-33) -24 (-43) -28 (-51) -33 (-60) -35 (-63) -36 (-64) -30 (-54) -24 (-44) -19 (-33) -13 (-24) -24 (-43)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -96 (-4) -33 (-1) -31 (-1) +0 (+0) +29 (+1) +43 (+2) +53 (+2) +69 (+3) +39 (+2) +1 (+0) -49 (-2) -68 (-3) -41 (-2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +8h 49' +5h 10' +0h 55' -3h 31' -7h 38' -10h 10' -8h 59' -5h 10' -0h 47' +3h 38' +7h 45' +10h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +12.4 -6.3 -27.9 -51.1 -67.6 -73.9 -67.9 -51.2 -28.3 -5.6 +12.7 +19.6   -27.8

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