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Base Esperanza vs La Paz Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and La Paz, Bolivia is approximately 5,284 km or 3,284 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from La Paz bearing 173.2° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 165.4° or SSE .
  • Both have a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual average temperature is 13.3 °C (24°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.4 °C (13.3°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 162.4 mm (6.4 in) more which is equivalent to 162.4 l/m² (3.99 US gal/ft²) or 1,624,000 l/ha (173,616 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44.2° lower in Base Esperanza than in La Paz.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -9 (-15) -12 (-21) -15 (-28) -16 (-29) -16 (-30) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -8 (-15) -13 (-23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -9 (-17) -13 (-24) -13 (-24) -13 (-24) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -10 (-18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -60 (-2) -45 (-2) +10 (+0) +33 (+1) +40 (+2) +44 (+2) +48 (+2) +60 (+2) +20 (+1) +27 (+1) +21 (+1) -37 (-1) +162 (+6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 48' +3h 17' +0h 34' -2h 13' -4h 57' -6h 47' -5h 54' -3h 17' -0h 29' +2h 17' +5h 02' +6h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -39.3 -46.1 -46.8 -46.8 -46.7 -46.7 -46.8 -46.8 -46.8 -45.8 -38.7 -33.1   -44.2

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