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Base Esperanza vs Karuizawa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Karuizawa, Japan is approximately 16,828 km or 10,457 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Karuizawa bearing 165.5° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 26.7° or NNE .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Karuizawa has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The mean annual temperature is 13.5 °C (24.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.7 °C (22.9°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 484.9 mm (19.1 in) less which is equivalent to 484.9 l/m² (11.9 US gal/ft²) or 4,849,000 l/ha (518,390 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.6° lower in Base Esperanza than in Karuizawa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +3 (+6) -3 (-5) -14 (-24) -21 (-38) -26 (-47) -30 (-54) -31 (-55) -23 (-41) -13 (-23) -6 (-10) +2 (+3) -14 (-23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) 0 (-1) -11 (-20) -18 (-33) -26 (-47) -30 (-55) -31 (-56) -23 (-42) -12 (-21) -3 (-6) +4 (+8) -12 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +26 (+1) +22 (+1) +16 (+1) -25 (-1) -54 (-2) -140 (-6) -130 (-5) -87 (-3) -111 (-4) -51 (-2) +14 (+1) +36 (+1) -485 (-19)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +8h 50' +5h 10' +0h 55' -3h 31' -7h 39' -10h 11' -9h 00' -5h 11' -0h 47' +3h 39' +7h 46' +10h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +12.7 -5.9 -27.6 -50.8 -67.3 -73.7 -67.8 -51.1 -28.3 -5.5 +12.8 +19.8   -27.6

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