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Base Esperanza vs Mendoza Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Mendoza, Argentina is approximately 3,493 km or 2,171 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Mendoza bearing 169.8° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 160.6° or SSE .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Mendoza has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • The average temperature is 21.6 °C (38.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 495.3 mm (19.5 in) more which is equivalent to 495.3 l/m² (12.16 US gal/ft²) or 4,953,000 l/ha (529,509 US gal/ac) more. About 3 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.4° lower in Base Esperanza than in Mendoza.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-42) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -19 (-33) -21 (-37) -20 (-36) -21 (-37) -22 (-39) -22 (-40) -22 (-38)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -21 (-37) -19 (-34) -18 (-33) -20 (-36) -19 (-33) -19 (-34) -19 (-35) -19 (-35) -20 (-36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +19 (+1) +22 (+1) +44 (+2) +46 (+2) +46 (+2) +41 (+2) +46 (+2) +67 (+3) +50 (+2) +39 (+2) +44 (+2) +30 (+1) +495 (+20)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 45' +2h 38' +0h 27' -1h 46' -4h 02' -5h 38' -4h 51' -2h 39' -0h 23' +1h 50' +4h 06' +5h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -30.3 -30.3 -30.5 -30.4 -30.4 -30.3 -30.4 -30.4 -30.4 -30.3 -30.2 -30.5   -30.4

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