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Base Esperanza vs Las Americas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Las Americas, Dominican Republic is approximately 9,166 km or 5,696 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Las Americas bearing 174.3° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 167.9° or SSE .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Las Americas has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The average annual temperature is 31.5 °C (56.7°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 445.2 mm (17.5 in) less which is equivalent to 445.2 l/m² (10.93 US gal/ft²) or 4,452,000 l/ha (475,948 US gal/ac) less. About 5/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44° lower in Base Esperanza than in Las Americas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-42) -25 (-44) -28 (-50) -33 (-59) -36 (-64) -38 (-68) -38 (-68) -38 (-68) -34 (-61) -30 (-54) -28 (-50) -24 (-44) -32 (-56)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-37) -22 (-39) -26 (-46) -31 (-56) -35 (-63) -38 (-68) -37 (-67) -37 (-67) -33 (-60) -29 (-53) -26 (-46) -22 (-39) -30 (-53)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +16 (+1) +23 (+1) +36 (+1) -11 (0) -90 (-4) -64 (-3) -51 (-2) -77 (-3) -92 (-4) -93 (-4) -37 (-1) -6 (0) -445 (-18)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +7h 38' +4h 26' +0h 47' -3h 00' -6h 35' -8h 51' -7h 46' -4h 26' -0h 40' +3h 07' +6h 41' +8h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5.3 -24 -45.7 -68.9 -81.5 -81.6 -81.2 -68.8 -45.9 -23.1 -4.9 +1.9   -44

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