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Base Esperanza vs Palmerston N (aero) Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Palmerston N (aero), New Zealand is approximately 7,585 km or 4,713 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Palmerston N (aero) bearing 157.5° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 40.7° or NE .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Palmerston N (aero) has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean temperature is 18.7 °C (33.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.8 °C (3.2°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 169.7 mm (6.7 in) less which is equivalent to 169.7 l/m² (4.16 US gal/ft²) or 1,697,000 l/ha (181,421 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23° lower in Base Esperanza than in Palmerston N (aero).

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -18 (-33) -20 (-35) -21 (-38) -20 (-37) -20 (-35) -19 (-34) -20 (-35) -18 (-32) -16 (-28) -16 (-28) -16 (-28) -19 (-33)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -8 (0) +5 (+0) +5 (+0) -6 (0) -27 (-1) -33 (-1) -35 (-1) -6 (0) -19 (-1) -16 (-1) +3 (+0) -32 (-1) -170 (-7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 08' +2h 15' +0h 23' -1h 30' -3h 29' -4h 56' -4h 14' -2h 16' -0h 20' +1h 34' +3h 33' +4h 56'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.1 -23.2 -23.3 -23.2 -23.1 -22.9 -22.9 -22.8 -22.8 -22.7 -22.8 -23.1   -23

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