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Base Esperanza vs Kursk Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Kursk, Russia is approximately 15,106 km or 9,387 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Kursk bearing 219.9° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 242.5° or WSW .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Kursk has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The average temperature is 11.5 °C (20.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.9 °C (28.6°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 116.9 mm (4.6 in) more which is equivalent to 116.9 l/m² (2.87 US gal/ft²) or 1,169,000 l/ha (124,974 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.3° lower in Base Esperanza than in Kursk.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+17) +7 (+13) -1 (-1) -14 (-26) -24 (-43) -28 (-51) -29 (-53) -28 (-51) -19 (-35) -9 (-17) -1 (-2) +6 (+10) -11 (-20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +14 (+1) +32 (+1) +38 (+2) +17 (+1) +3 (+0) -24 (-1) -24 (-1) +17 (+1) +11 (+0) +14 (+1) +13 (+1) +7 (+0) +117 (+5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +10h 32' +6h 11' +1h 06' -4h 12' -9h 08' -12h 07' -10h 43' -6h 12' -0h 57' +4h 21' +9h 16' +12h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +28 +9.3 -12.3 -35.4 -51.9 -58.3 -52.4 -35.6 -12.8 +10 +28.2 +35.1   -12.3

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