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Base Esperanza vs Ofunato Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Ofunato, Japan is approximately 17,038 km or 10,588 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Ofunato bearing 161.4° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 33.5° or NNE .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Ofunato has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The average temperature is 16.7 °C (30.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.2 °C (20.2°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 752.6 mm (29.6 in) less which is equivalent to 752.6 l/m² (18.47 US gal/ft²) or 7,526,000 l/ha (804,579 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.9° lower in Base Esperanza than in Ofunato.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) -6 (-11) -16 (-29) -23 (-42) -28 (-51) -32 (-57) -34 (-60) -26 (-47) -17 (-31) -10 (-18) -3 (-5) -17 (-29)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+3) +0 (+1) -5 (-10) -15 (-27) -22 (-40) -29 (-52) -33 (-59) -35 (-62) -26 (-48) -16 (-29) -8 (-14) -1 (-3) -16 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +11 (+0) +4 (+0) -11 (0) -83 (-3) -95 (-4) -107 (-4) -111 (-4) -126 (-5) -132 (-5) -82 (-3) -35 (-1) +15 (+1) -753 (-30)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +9h 04' +5h 19' +0h 57' -3h 37' -7h 51' -10h 27' -9h 14' -5h 20' -0h 49' +3h 45' +7h 58' +10h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +15.4 -3.2 -24.9 -48 -64.6 -71 -65.1 -48.4 -25.6 -2.8 +15.5 +22.5   -24.9

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