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Base Esperanza vs Invercargill Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Invercargill, New Zealand is approximately 7,172 km or 4,457 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Invercargill bearing 159.4° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 32.9° or NNE .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Invercargill has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The annual mean temperature is 15.7 °C (28.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.7 °C (4.9°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 355.3 mm (14 in) less which is equivalent to 355.3 l/m² (8.72 US gal/ft²) or 3,553,000 l/ha (379,839 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.9° lower in Base Esperanza than in Invercargill.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-24) -14 (-26) -16 (-28) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -16 (-30) -16 (-29) -17 (-30) -15 (-28) -14 (-24) -13 (-24) -13 (-23) -16 (-27)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -13 (-24) -17 (-31) -15 (-28) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -14 (-25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -56 (-2) -10 (0) -18 (-1) -47 (-2) -56 (-2) -47 (-2) -23 (-1) +10 (+0) -19 (-1) -34 (-1) -17 (-1) -38 (-2) -355 (-14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 30' +1h 53' +0h 19' -1h 15' -2h 56' -4h 13' -3h 35' -1h 53' -0h 16' +1h 18' +2h 59' +4h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -17.1 -17.1 -17.2 -17.1 -17 -16.8 -16.8 -16.7 -16.7 -16.7 -16.8 -17   -16.9

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