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Base Esperanza vs Melbourne (airport) Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Melbourne (airport), Australia is approximately 8,612 km or 5,352 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Melbourne (airport) bearing 170.2° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 17.5° or NNE .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Melbourne (airport) has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The annual average temperature is 20.3 °C (36.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.1 °C (0.2°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 161.9 mm (6.4 in) more which is equivalent to 161.9 l/m² (3.97 US gal/ft²) or 1,619,000 l/ha (173,082 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.6° lower in Base Esperanza than in Melbourne (airport).

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -21 (-37) -22 (-39) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -20 (-37) -20 (-35) -20 (-37) -19 (-33) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -20 (-36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -19 (-34) -21 (-39) -22 (-39) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -21 (-37) -18 (-32) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -18 (-33)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +12 (+0) +23 (+1) +39 (+2) +10 (+0) +6 (+0) +9 (+0) +15 (+1) +21 (+1) +16 (+1) -3 (0) +2 (+0) +11 (+0) +162 (+6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 22' +2h 24' +0h 25' -1h 36' -3h 42' -5h 12' -4h 28' -2h 25' -0h 21' +1h 40' +3h 45' +5h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -25.7 -25.8 -26 -25.9 -25.7 -25.5 -25.5 -25.5 -25.4 -25.3 -25.4 -25.8   -25.6

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