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Base Esperanza vs Pyongyang Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Pyongyang, North Korea is approximately 17,299 km or 10,750 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Pyongyang bearing 177° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 5.2° or N .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Pyongyang has a hot summer continental climate with dry winters (Dwa).
  • The average annual temperature is 15.3 °C (27.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.8 °C (37.4°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 274 mm (10.8 in) less which is equivalent to 274 l/m² (6.72 US gal/ft²) or 2,740,000 l/ha (292,924 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25° lower in Base Esperanza than in Pyongyang.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +4 (+7) -5 (-9) -17 (-31) -26 (-46) -32 (-57) -35 (-63) -35 (-63) -26 (-46) -15 (-27) -6 (-10) +5 (+8) -15 (-27)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +7 (+13) -3 (-6) -15 (-27) -23 (-42) -30 (-54) -35 (-63) -36 (-64) -25 (-45) -13 (-24) -4 (-6) +8 (+14) -13 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +42 (+2) +53 (+2) +47 (+2) +6 (+0) -8 (0) -44 (-2) -228 (-9) -176 (-7) -47 (-2) +14 (+1) +28 (+1) +38 (+1) -274 (-11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +9h 04' +5h 19' +0h 57' -3h 37' -7h 51' -10h 27' -9h 14' -5h 19' -0h 49' +3h 45' +7h 58' +10h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +15.4 -3.3 -24.9 -48.1 -64.6 -71 -65.1 -48.4 -25.6 -2.8 +15.5 +22.4   -25

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