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Base Esperanza vs Funchal Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Funchal, Madeira is approximately 11,249 km or 6,990 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Funchal bearing 197.1° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 213.6° or SSW .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Funchal has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The annual mean temperature is 24.5 °C (44.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5 °C (9°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 84.4 mm (3.3 in) more which is equivalent to 84.4 l/m² (2.07 US gal/ft²) or 844,000 l/ha (90,229 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 31.4° lower in Base Esperanza than in Funchal.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -16 (-30) -19 (-35) -24 (-43) -27 (-49) -30 (-55) -32 (-57) -33 (-59) -29 (-53) -25 (-44) -21 (-37) -17 (-30) -25 (-43)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -16 (-28) -19 (-35) -25 (-44) -28 (-50) -32 (-57) -33 (-59) -34 (-60) -30 (-54) -25 (-45) -20 (-36) -16 (-29) -24 (-44)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -47 (-2) -22 (-1) +12 (+0) +20 (+1) +35 (+1) +35 (+1) +52 (+2) +69 (+3) +25 (+1) -19 (-1) -36 (-1) -41 (-2) +84 (+3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +8h 33' +5h 00' +0h 53' -3h 24' -7h 24' -9h 52' -8h 42' -5h 00' -0h 46' +3h 31' +7h 30' +9h 52'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +8.9 -9.8 -31.5 -54.6 -71.1 -77.4 -71.4 -54.7 -31.8 -9 +9.2 +16   -31.4

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