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Base Esperanza vs La Plata Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and La Plata, Argentina is approximately 3,162 km or 1,965 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from La Plata bearing 179.1° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 178.4° or S .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas La Plata has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The annual mean temperature is 21.6 °C (38.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 280.6 mm (11 in) less which is equivalent to 280.6 l/m² (6.89 US gal/ft²) or 2,806,000 l/ha (299,980 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28.3° lower in Base Esperanza than in La Plata.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -23 (-42) -22 (-40) -21 (-37) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -20 (-35) -19 (-34) -20 (-36) -21 (-37) -22 (-38)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -20 (-35) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -22 (-39) -21 (-37) -21 (-37) -21 (-37) -19 (-33) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -20 (-35)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -41 (-2) -38 (-2) -42 (-2) -15 (-1) -19 (-1) -7 (0) -4 (0) +6 (+0) -11 (0) -55 (-2) -28 (-1) -26 (-1) -281 (-11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 36' +2h 32' +0h 26' -1h 42' -3h 54' -5h 27' -4h 41' -2h 33' -0h 22' +1h 46' +3h 57' +5h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -28.2 -28.3 -28.4 -28.4 -28.3 -28.2 -28.3 -28.4 -28.3 -28.2 -28.2 -28.5   -28.3

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