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Base Esperanza vs Horta, Faial Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Horta, Faial, Azores is approximately 11,608 km or 7,213 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Horta, Faial bearing 192.7° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 202.6° or SSW .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Horta, Faial has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The annual mean temperature is 23.1 °C (41.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.8 °C (5°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 248.6 mm (9.8 in) less which is equivalent to 248.6 l/m² (6.1 US gal/ft²) or 2,486,000 l/ha (265,770 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.5° lower in Base Esperanza than in Horta, Faial.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -17 (-31) -22 (-40) -26 (-47) -30 (-53) -32 (-57) -33 (-59) -28 (-51) -23 (-41) -19 (-33) -15 (-27) -23 (-41)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -14 (-26) -18 (-33) -24 (-43) -27 (-49) -31 (-56) -33 (-60) -34 (-61) -30 (-53) -24 (-43) -19 (-35) -15 (-27) -24 (-43)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -56 (-2) -33 (-1) -6 (0) -6 (0) -2 (0) -2 (0) +19 (+1) +18 (+1) -28 (-1) -44 (-2) -50 (-2) -61 (-2) -249 (-10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +9h 01' +5h 17' +0h 56' -3h 36' -7h 49' -10h 24' -9h 11' -5h 18' -0h 48' +3h 43' +7h 55' +10h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +14.8 -3.9 -25.6 -48.7 -65.2 -71.5 -65.5 -48.8 -26 -3.2 +15.1 +21.9   -25.5

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