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Base Esperanza vs Kutchan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Kutchan, Japan is approximately 17,467 km or 10,854 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Kutchan bearing 159.5° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 35° or NE .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Kutchan has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The mean temperature is 12.3 °C (22.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.3 °C (27.5°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 858.7 mm (33.8 in) less which is equivalent to 858.7 l/m² (21.07 US gal/ft²) or 8,587,000 l/ha (918,007 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.1° lower in Base Esperanza than in Kutchan.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) -1 (-2) -11 (-21) -20 (-36) -26 (-46) -30 (-54) -31 (-56) -22 (-40) -12 (-22) -4 (-7) +4 (+7) -12 (-21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+17) +9 (+15) +1 (+1) -10 (-19) -18 (-33) -25 (-46) -30 (-54) -31 (-56) -21 (-38) -10 (-19) -3 (-5) +5 (+10) -11 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -149 (-6) -84 (-3) -27 (-1) -18 (-1) -18 (-1) -21 (-1) -40 (-2) -76 (-3) -81 (-3) -87 (-3) -117 (-5) -144 (-6) -859 (-34)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +9h 26' +5h 32' +0h 59' -3h 46' -8h 11' -10h 52' -9h 36' -5h 33' -0h 51' +3h 54' +8h 18' +10h 52'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +19.3 +0.6 -21 -44.2 -60.7 -67.1 -61.3 -44.6 -21.8 +1 +19.3 +26.3   -21.1

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