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Base Esperanza vs Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi, Iceland is approximately 14,608 km or 9,078 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi bearing 203.4° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 202.7° or SSW .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • The average annual temperature is 10.5 °C (18.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.9 °C (1.6°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 894.6 mm (35.2 in) less which is equivalent to 894.6 l/m² (21.96 US gal/ft²) or 8,946,000 l/ha (956,387 US gal/ac) less. About 4/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.2° higher in Base Esperanza than in Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -5 (-8) -11 (-19) -16 (-28) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -21 (-37) -15 (-27) -9 (-15) -4 (-7) 0 (0) -11 (-18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) -5 (-10) -12 (-22) -16 (-30) -21 (-38) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -16 (-29) -10 (-19) -5 (-8) 0 (0) -11 (-20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -136 (-5) -60 (-2) -47 (-2) -59 (-2) -43 (-2) -40 (-2) -34 (-1) -37 (-1) -90 (-4) -127 (-5) -101 (-4) -123 (-5) -895 (-35)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +13h 43' +7h 49' +1h 23' -5h 17' -11h 45' -16h 03' -13h 59' -7h 51' -1h 11' +5h 29' +11h 56' +16h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +40.4 +21.8 +0.1 -23 -39.4 -45.7 -39.8 -23 -0.2 +22.5 +40.7 +47.5   +0.2

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