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Base Esperanza vs Grassmere Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Grassmere, New Zealand is approximately 7,488 km or 4,653 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Grassmere bearing 157.8° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 39° or NE .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Grassmere has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean temperature is 18.8 °C (33.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.2 °C (2.2°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 139.9 mm (5.5 in) more which is equivalent to 139.9 l/m² (3.43 US gal/ft²) or 1,399,000 l/ha (149,562 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.6° lower in Base Esperanza than in Grassmere.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -18 (-33) -19 (-35) -21 (-38) -20 (-37) -19 (-35) -19 (-33) -19 (-35) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -19 (-33)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +15 (+1) +38 (+1) +22 (+1) +4 (+0) -6 (0) -6 (0) -16 (-1) +6 (+0) +23 (+1) +14 (+1) +26 (+1) +21 (+1) +140 (+6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 00' +2h 11' +0h 22' -1h 27' -3h 22' -4h 47' -4h 06' -2h 11' -0h 19' +1h 30' +3h 26' +4h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.7 -21.8 -21.9 -21.8 -21.7 -21.5 -21.5 -21.4 -21.4 -21.3 -21.4 -21.7   -21.6

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