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Base Esperanza vs Iwamizawa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Iwamizawa, Japan is approximately 17,469 km or 10,856 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Iwamizawa bearing 158.3° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 37.1° or NE .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Iwamizawa has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The average annual temperature is 13 °C (23.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.9 °C (28.6°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 477.9 mm (18.8 in) less which is equivalent to 477.9 l/m² (11.73 US gal/ft²) or 4,779,000 l/ha (510,907 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.8° lower in Base Esperanza than in Iwamizawa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +5 (+10) -2 (-3) -13 (-23) -21 (-38) -27 (-48) -31 (-55) -32 (-57) -23 (-42) -13 (-24) -5 (-9) +3 (+6) -13 (-23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) -1 (-1) -12 (-21) -20 (-35) -26 (-48) -31 (-56) -32 (-57) -23 (-41) -12 (-22) -4 (-7) +4 (+8) -12 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -55 (-2) -22 (-1) +17 (+1) -4 (0) -16 (-1) -29 (-1) -41 (-2) -84 (-3) -69 (-3) -54 (-2) -52 (-2) -68 (-3) -478 (-19)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +9h 28' +5h 33' +0h 59' -3h 47' -8h 12' -10h 54' -9h 38' -5h 34' -0h 51' +3h 55' +8h 19' +10h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +19.6 +0.9 -20.7 -43.9 -60.4 -66.8 -61 -44.3 -21.5 +1.3 +19.6 +26.6   -20.8

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