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Base Esperanza vs Jan Mayen Island Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Jan Mayen Island, Norway is approximately 15,401 km or 9,570 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Jan Mayen Island bearing 210.5° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 201.7° or SSW .
  • Both have a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual mean temperature is 5.6 °C (10°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.4 °C (0.7°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 98.4 mm (3.9 in) more which is equivalent to 98.4 l/m² (2.41 US gal/ft²) or 984,000 l/ha (105,196 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.9° higher in Base Esperanza than in Jan Mayen Island.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) +2 (+3) -4 (-8) -10 (-17) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -17 (-30) -11 (-20) -5 (-8) -1 (-1) +3 (+6) -6 (-9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +1 (+1) -5 (-9) -11 (-21) -16 (-29) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -13 (-24) -6 (-12) -1 (-1) +3 (+5) -6 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -10 (0) +18 (+1) +28 (+1) +15 (+1) +29 (+1) +20 (+1) +18 (+1) +18 (+1) -12 (0) -19 (-1) -2 (0) -6 (0) +98 (+4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +18h 20' +9h 50' +1h 40' -6h 29' -15h 56' -19h 45' -18h 36' -9h 54' -1h 26' +6h 44' +16h 13' +19h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +46.9 +28.4 +6.8 -16.3 -32.8 -39.1 -33.1 -16.4 +6.4 +29.1 +47.1 +54.3   +6.9

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