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Base Esperanza vs Mykines Fyr Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Mykines Fyr, Faroe Islands is approximately 14,546 km or 9,039 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Mykines Fyr bearing 206.6° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 208° or SSW .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Mykines Fyr has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • The average annual temperature is 11.9 °C (21.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.4 °C (7.9°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 82.6 mm (3.3 in) less which is equivalent to 82.6 l/m² (2.03 US gal/ft²) or 826,000 l/ha (88,305 US gal/ac) less. About 8/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2° lower in Base Esperanza than in Mykines Fyr.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-6) -4 (-6) -6 (-11) -12 (-22) -16 (-28) -20 (-36) -20 (-36) -21 (-37) -16 (-29) -11 (-19) -7 (-12) -3 (-5) -12 (-21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -8 (-15) -14 (-25) -18 (-33) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -18 (-33) -13 (-24) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) -13 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -19 (-1) +10 (+0) -14 (-1) +9 (+0) +22 (+1) +0 (+0) +3 (+0) +15 (+1) -29 (-1) -34 (-1) -16 (-1) -32 (-1) -83 (-3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +12h 50' +7h 25' +1h 19' -5h 02' -11h 04' -14h 54' -13h 05' -7h 26' -1h 08' +5h 13' +11h 14' +14h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +38.3 +19.6 -2 -25.2 -41.6 -47.9 -42 -25.2 -2.4 +20.3 +38.5 +45.4   -2

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