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Base Esperanza vs Grindstone Island, Qc Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Grindstone Island, Qc, Canada is approximately 12,326 km or 7,659 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Grindstone Island, Qc bearing 177.7° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 176.5° or S .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Grindstone Island, Qc has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The mean annual temperature is 10.3 °C (18.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.4 °C (24.1°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 260.8 mm (10.3 in) less which is equivalent to 260.8 l/m² (6.4 US gal/ft²) or 2,608,000 l/ha (278,813 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.6° lower in Base Esperanza than in Grindstone Island, Qc.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +1 (+2) -8 (-14) -15 (-28) -23 (-41) -27 (-49) -27 (-49) -20 (-36) -11 (-20) -5 (-8) +3 (+5) -10 (-18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +1 (+1) -9 (-16) -16 (-29) -23 (-42) -28 (-51) -29 (-52) -21 (-38) -13 (-23) -5 (-9) +3 (+5) -10 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -43 (-2) -10 (0) -8 (0) -16 (-1) -10 (0) -14 (-1) -8 (0) -3 (0) -14 (-1) -38 (-2) -37 (-1) -60 (-2) -261 (-10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +9h 56' +5h 50' +1h 02' -3h 58' -8h 37' -11h 26' -10h 06' -5h 51' -0h 53' +4h 07' +8h 44' +11h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (┬°) +23.6 +4.9 -16.8 -39.9 -56.4 -62.7 -56.7 -39.9 -17.1 +5.7 +23.9 +30.8   -16.6

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