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Base Esperanza vs Launceston Wso Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Launceston Wso, Australia is approximately 8,150 km or 5,065 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Launceston Wso bearing 169° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 18.7° or NNE .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Launceston Wso has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The annual mean temperature is 17.5 °C (31.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.9 °C (1.6°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 68.6 mm (2.7 in) more which is equivalent to 68.6 l/m² (1.68 US gal/ft²) or 686,000 l/ha (73,338 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.8° lower in Base Esperanza than in Launceston Wso.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -18 (-33) -20 (-35) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -15 (-26) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -17 (-31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -14 (-24) -16 (-28) -18 (-33) -18 (-33) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -16 (-28) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -15 (-27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +22 (+1) +30 (+1) +30 (+1) +7 (+0) -9 (0) -12 (0) -21 (-1) -6 (0) +3 (+0) +0 (+0) +18 (+1) +8 (+0) +69 (+3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 01' +2h 11' +0h 22' -1h 28' -3h 23' -4h 48' -4h 07' -2h 12' -0h 19' +1h 31' +3h 27' +4h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.9 -21.9 -22.1 -22 -21.8 -21.6 -21.7 -21.6 -21.6 -21.5 -21.6 -21.9   -21.8

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