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Base Esperanza vs Minamitorishima Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Minamitorishima, Japan is approximately 15,107 km or 9,388 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Minamitorishima bearing 160.7° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 42.3° or NE .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Minamitorishima has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean temperature is 31.1 °C (56°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.7 °C (8.5°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 425.4 mm (16.7 in) less which is equivalent to 425.4 l/m² (10.44 US gal/ft²) or 4,254,000 l/ha (454,781 US gal/ac) less. About 5/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.7° lower in Base Esperanza than in Minamitorishima.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-39) -22 (-39) -25 (-45) -31 (-56) -35 (-64) -38 (-69) -39 (-70) -38 (-69) -35 (-63) -31 (-56) -28 (-50) -24 (-42) -31 (-55)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -22 (-40) -26 (-47) -33 (-59) -37 (-66) -40 (-72) -41 (-73) -40 (-72) -37 (-66) -33 (-59) -29 (-52) -24 (-44) -32 (-58)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -35 (-1) +21 (+1) +19 (+1) -7 (0) -24 (-1) -23 (-1) -129 (-5) -95 (-4) -57 (-2) -42 (-2) -12 (0) -43 (-2) -425 (-17)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +7h 59' +4h 39' +0h 49' -3h 09' -6h 54' -9h 14' -8h 08' -4h 39' -0h 42' +3h 16' +7h 00' +9h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +0.7 -17.9 -39.6 -62.8 -79.3 -85.7 -79.6 -63.2 -40.4 -17.5 +0.8 +7.7   -39.7

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