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Base Esperanza vs Kingston Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Kingston, Jamaica is approximately 9,206 km or 5,721 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Kingston bearing 171.2° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 161° or SSE .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Kingston has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The average temperature is 32.9 °C (59.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.9 °C (16°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 84.6 mm (3.3 in) less which is equivalent to 84.6 l/m² (2.08 US gal/ft²) or 846,000 l/ha (90,443 US gal/ac) less. About 8/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44.3° lower in Base Esperanza than in Kingston.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -26 (-47) -29 (-52) -34 (-61) -37 (-67) -39 (-70) -39 (-70) -39 (-69) -35 (-63) -32 (-57) -29 (-53) -26 (-47) -33 (-58)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -25 (-45) -29 (-53) -34 (-61) -38 (-69) -40 (-72) -40 (-72) -40 (-71) -36 (-65) -32 (-58) -29 (-51) -25 (-45) -33 (-59)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +36 (+1) +47 (+2) +66 (+3) +22 (+1) -84 (-3) -67 (-3) +3 (+0) -20 (-1) -24 (-1) -112 (-4) +13 (+1) +34 (+1) -85 (-3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +7h 36' +4h 25' +0h 47' -3h 00' -6h 34' -8h 49' -7h 45' -4h 25' -0h 40' +3h 06' +6h 40' +8h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5.8 -24.5 -46.2 -69.4 -81 -81.1 -80.8 -69.3 -46.4 -23.6 -5.4 +1.4   -44.3

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