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Base Esperanza vs Grand Rapids, Michigan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Grand Rapids, Michigan, Usa is approximately 12,084 km or 7,509 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Grand Rapids, Michigan bearing 167° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 158.3° or SSE .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Grand Rapids, Michigan has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • The mean temperature is 14.3 °C (25.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.3 °C (29.3°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 189.1 mm (7.4 in) less which is equivalent to 189.1 l/m² (4.64 US gal/ft²) or 1,891,000 l/ha (202,160 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.1° lower in Base Esperanza than in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) -4 (-8) -15 (-27) -24 (-43) -30 (-55) -33 (-59) -31 (-56) -23 (-42) -13 (-24) -5 (-9) +3 (+6) -14 (-25)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) -3 (-5) -13 (-23) -21 (-38) -28 (-50) -31 (-55) -29 (-53) -21 (-38) -11 (-20) -4 (-6) +4 (+8) -12 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +10 (+0) +29 (+1) +9 (+0) -27 (-1) -25 (-1) -46 (-2) -27 (-1) -19 (-1) -46 (-2) -15 (-1) -19 (-1) -13 (-1) -189 (-7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +9h 26' +5h 32' +0h 59' -3h 46' -8h 10' -10h 52' -9h 36' -5h 33' -0h 51' +3h 54' +8h 17' +10h 52'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +19.1 +0.3 -21.3 -44.4 -60.9 -67.2 -61.2 -44.4 -21.5 +1.2 +19.4 +26.3   -21.1

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