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Base Esperanza vs Medan, Sumatra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Medan, Sumatra, Indonesia is approximately 13,073 km or 8,124 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Medan, Sumatra bearing 192° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 332.4° or NNW .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Medan, Sumatra has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The average temperature is 32 °C (57.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.4 °C (18.7°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1398.6 mm (55.1 in) less which is equivalent to 1398.6 l/m² (34.32 US gal/ft²) or 13,986,000 l/ha (1,495,196 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 48.6° lower in Base Esperanza than in Medan, Sumatra.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-46) -27 (-48) -29 (-52) -33 (-60) -37 (-66) -38 (-68) -37 (-66) -37 (-66) -33 (-59) -30 (-53) -28 (-50) -26 (-46) -32 (-57)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -25 (-45) -28 (-51) -34 (-61) -36 (-66) -37 (-67) -37 (-67) -37 (-66) -33 (-60) -29 (-53) -27 (-48) -24 (-43) -31 (-56)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -82 (-3) -29 (-1) -35 (-1) -92 (-4) -191 (-8) -103 (-4) -119 (-5) -124 (-5) -145 (-6) -200 (-8) -182 (-7) -99 (-4) -1399 (-55)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 50' +3h 56' +0h 41' -2h 40' -5h 53' -7h 58' -6h 58' -3h 57' -0h 36' +2h 46' +5h 58' +7h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20 -38.5 -60 -67 -66.9 -66.7 -66.7 -66.7 -60.6 -37.9 -19.8 -13   -48.6

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