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Base Esperanza vs Kristiansand Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Kristiansand, Norway is approximately 14,598 km or 9,071 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Kristiansand bearing 212.7° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 219.5° or SW .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average temperature is 12.9 °C (23.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.1 °C (12.8°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 674.6 mm (26.6 in) less which is equivalent to 674.6 l/m² (16.56 US gal/ft²) or 6,746,000 l/ha (721,192 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.9° lower in Base Esperanza than in Kristiansand.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -5 (-8) -13 (-24) -20 (-36) -25 (-45) -27 (-49) -26 (-47) -19 (-34) -12 (-21) -5 (-9) -1 (-1) -13 (-22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) -4 (-8) -13 (-24) -19 (-35) -24 (-43) -27 (-49) -26 (-46) -19 (-34) -12 (-22) -6 (-10) 0 (0) -12 (-22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -72 (-3) -35 (-1) +14 (+1) -14 (-1) -4 (0) -28 (-1) -50 (-2) -71 (-3) -94 (-4) -97 (-4) -111 (-4) -114 (-4) -675 (-27)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +11h 44' +6h 51' +1h 13' -4h 39' -10h 09' -13h 32' -11h 57' -6h 52' -1h 03' +4h 49' +10h 18' +13h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +34.4 +15.7 -5.9 -29.1 -45.6 -51.9 -46 -29.2 -6.4 +16.4 +34.6 +41.5   -5.9

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