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Base Esperanza vs Maquinchao Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Maquinchao, Argentina is approximately 2,580 km or 1,603 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Maquinchao bearing 166.6° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 157.1° or SSE .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Maquinchao has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The mean temperature is 15.6 °C (28.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.7 °C (8.5°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 529.7 mm (20.9 in) more which is equivalent to 529.7 l/m² (13 US gal/ft²) or 5,297,000 l/ha (566,284 US gal/ac) more. About 3 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.1° lower in Base Esperanza than in Maquinchao.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -15 (-26) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -13 (-24) -15 (-28) -16 (-29) -16 (-27)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-19) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -13 (-24) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -9 (-17) -10 (-17) -10 (-17) -11 (-20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +42 (+2) +46 (+2) +52 (+2) +44 (+2) +32 (+1) +29 (+1) +37 (+1) +58 (+2) +51 (+2) +43 (+2) +52 (+2) +45 (+2) +530 (+21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 03' +2h 12' +0h 22' -1h 28' -3h 25' -4h 50' -4h 08' -2h 13' -0h 19' +1h 32' +3h 28' +4h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -22 -22 -22.1 -22.1 -22 -21.9 -22.1 -22.1 -22.1 -22 -22 -22.2   -22.1

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