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Base Esperanza vs Kirov Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Kirov, Russia is approximately 16,248 km or 10,096 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Kirov bearing 230.3° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 243.4° or WSW .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Kirov has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The annual average temperature is 8.1 °C (14.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21 °C (37.8°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 96.4 mm (3.8 in) more which is equivalent to 96.4 l/m² (2.37 US gal/ft²) or 964,000 l/ha (103,058 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.4° lower in Base Esperanza than in Kirov.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+26) +12 (+21) +2 (+3) -11 (-19) -21 (-37) -27 (-48) -29 (-52) -26 (-47) -16 (-29) -5 (-10) +3 (+6) +11 (+20) -8 (-14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +19 (+1) +38 (+2) +46 (+2) +23 (+1) +6 (+0) -17 (-1) -33 (-1) +8 (+0) -10 (0) -7 (0) +13 (+0) +11 (+0) +96 (+4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +11h 51' +6h 55' +1h 13' -4h 42' -10h 15' -13h 40' -12h 04' -6h 56' -1h 03' +4h 52' +10h 24' +13h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +34.9 +16.2 -5.4 -28.5 -45.1 -51.4 -45.5 -28.7 -5.9 +16.8 +35 +42   -5.4

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