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Base Esperanza vs Kolkata/ Calcutta Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Kolkata/ Calcutta, India is approximately 14,795 km or 9,194 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Kolkata/ Calcutta bearing 200.4° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 314° or NW .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Kolkata/ Calcutta has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean temperature is 32.7 °C (58.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.8 °C (1.4°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1073.6 mm (42.3 in) less which is equivalent to 1073.6 l/m² (26.35 US gal/ft²) or 10,736,000 l/ha (1,147,750 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 41.3° lower in Base Esperanza than in Kolkata/ Calcutta.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-35) -24 (-42) -31 (-55) -38 (-68) -40 (-73) -41 (-74) -40 (-72) -40 (-71) -36 (-65) -32 (-57) -27 (-48) -20 (-37) -33 (-58)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -20 (-36) -28 (-51) -36 (-65) -39 (-71) -42 (-75) -41 (-74) -41 (-73) -37 (-66) -31 (-56) -24 (-44) -17 (-30) -31 (-56)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +45 (+2) +35 (+1) +41 (+2) -1 (0) -88 (-3) -241 (-9) -357 (-14) -277 (-11) -226 (-9) -87 (-3) +39 (+2) +42 (+2) -1074 (-42)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +7h 52' +4h 35' +0h 49' -3h 07' -6h 48' -9h 07' -8h 01' -4h 35' -0h 42' +3h 13' +6h 54' +9h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1.1 -19.7 -41.4 -64.6 -81 -85.6 -81.2 -64.9 -42 -19.2 -0.9 +6   -41.3

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