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Base Esperanza vs Melbourne, Victoria Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Melbourne, Victoria, Australia is approximately 8,594 km or 5,341 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Melbourne, Victoria bearing 170.1° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 17.6° or NNE .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Melbourne, Victoria has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean temperature is 21.3 °C (38.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.8 °C (1.4°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 87.6 mm (3.4 in) more which is equivalent to 87.6 l/m² (2.15 US gal/ft²) or 876,000 l/ha (93,650 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.5° lower in Base Esperanza than in Melbourne, Victoria.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -23 (-42) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -21 (-38) -22 (-39) -20 (-36) -19 (-33) -19 (-33) -19 (-33) -21 (-37)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -18 (-33) -21 (-37) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -22 (-39) -22 (-40) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -16 (-28) -20 (-36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +9 (+0) +19 (+1) +32 (+1) +6 (+0) -13 (-1) +5 (+0) +5 (+0) +15 (+1) +9 (+0) -9 (0) +8 (+0) +1 (+0) +88 (+3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 22' +2h 24' +0h 24' -1h 36' -3h 41' -5h 11' -4h 27' -2h 24' -0h 21' +1h 40' +3h 45' +5h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -25.6 -25.7 -25.8 -25.7 -25.6 -25.4 -25.4 -25.3 -25.3 -25.2 -25.3 -25.6   -25.5

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