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Base Esperanza vs Kota Kinabalu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia is approximately 13,600 km or 8,451 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Kota Kinabalu bearing 183.7° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 351.8° or N .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Kota Kinabalu has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The annual average temperature is 32.4 °C (58.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.1 °C (16.4°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1820.7 mm (71.7 in) less which is equivalent to 1820.7 l/m² (44.68 US gal/ft²) or 18,207,000 l/ha (1,946,449 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 48.4° lower in Base Esperanza than in Kota Kinabalu.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-46) -26 (-46) -30 (-54) -35 (-62) -37 (-67) -38 (-69) -38 (-68) -37 (-66) -34 (-61) -30 (-55) -28 (-51) -26 (-47) -32 (-58)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -73 (-3) +1 (+0) +14 (+1) -53 (-2) -172 (-7) -243 (-10) -201 (-8) -188 (-7) -223 (-9) -280 (-11) -233 (-9) -171 (-7) -1821 (-72)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 58' +4h 01' +0h 42' -2h 43' -6h 00' -8h 06' -7h 06' -4h 01' -0h 36' +2h 49' +6h 05' +8h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -17.6 -36.1 -57.8 -69.4 -69.3 -69.1 -69.1 -69 -58.4 -35.6 -17.5 -10.6   -48.4

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