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Base Esperanza vs Kurunegala Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Kurunegala, Sri Lanka is approximately 12,930 km or 8,035 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Kurunegala bearing 199.8° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 311.5° or NW .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Kurunegala has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The annual mean temperature is 33.1 °C (59.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.5 °C (15.3°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1368.6 mm (53.9 in) less which is equivalent to 1368.6 l/m² (33.59 US gal/ft²) or 13,686,000 l/ha (1,463,124 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 48.1° lower in Base Esperanza than in Kurunegala.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -28 (-50) -32 (-57) -36 (-65) -38 (-68) -39 (-69) -38 (-69) -38 (-68) -35 (-62) -31 (-55) -28 (-51) -26 (-46) -33 (-59)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -29 (-52) -35 (-62) -38 (-68) -39 (-71) -39 (-70) -39 (-69) -35 (-62) -30 (-54) -27 (-48) -24 (-43) -32 (-57)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -6 (0) -27 (-1) -63 (-2) -203 (-8) -140 (-5) -109 (-4) -60 (-2) -21 (-1) -97 (-4) -303 (-12) -262 (-10) -80 (-3) -1369 (-54)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +7h 02' +4h 03' +0h 43' -2h 45' -6h 04' -8h 11' -7h 10' -4h 04' -0h 37' +2h 51' +6h 09' +8h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -16.1 -34.7 -56.3 -70.9 -70.8 -70.6 -70.6 -70.6 -56.9 -34.1 -15.9 -9.1   -48.1

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