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Base Esperanza vs Kathmandu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Kathmandu, Nepal is approximately 15,217 km or 9,456 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Kathmandu bearing 203.6° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 307.7° or NW .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Kathmandu has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • The annual mean temperature is 24.1 °C (43.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.1 °C (5.6°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 616.6 mm (24.3 in) less which is equivalent to 616.6 l/m² (15.13 US gal/ft²) or 6,166,000 l/ha (659,186 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 36.3° lower in Base Esperanza than in Kathmandu.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -13 (-23) -19 (-33) -27 (-48) -32 (-58) -35 (-63) -35 (-63) -34 (-61) -30 (-54) -23 (-42) -17 (-30) -11 (-19) -24 (-42)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -13 (-24) -22 (-40) -28 (-51) -34 (-61) -35 (-63) -34 (-61) -29 (-52) -19 (-35) -12 (-21) -4 (-7) -20 (-36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +49 (+2) +49 (+2) +40 (+2) +7 (+0) -45 (-2) -151 (-6) -324 (-13) -273 (-11) -106 (-4) +19 (+1) +60 (+2) +57 (+2) -617 (-24)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +8h 12' +4h 47' +0h 51' -3h 15' -7h 05' -9h 29' -8h 21' -4h 48' -0h 44' +3h 22' +7h 12' +9h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +4.1 -14.6 -36.3 -59.4 -75.9 -82.3 -76.3 -59.7 -36.9 -14.1 +4.2 +11.1   -36.3

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