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Base Esperanza vs Petrolina Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Petrolina, Brazil is approximately 6,149 km or 3,821 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Petrolina bearing 188.9° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 199.9° or SSW .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Petrolina has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • The annual mean temperature is 32.1 °C (57.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.7 °C (13.9°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 116.6 mm (4.6 in) more which is equivalent to 116.6 l/m² (2.86 US gal/ft²) or 1,166,000 l/ha (124,653 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 47.1° lower in Base Esperanza than in Petrolina.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-48) -28 (-50) -30 (-53) -33 (-60) -35 (-63) -35 (-64) -36 (-64) -35 (-64) -33 (-60) -31 (-57) -30 (-54) -27 (-48) -32 (-57)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -16 (-1) -25 (-1) -72 (-3) -23 (-1) +26 (+1) +37 (+1) +41 (+2) +68 (+3) +56 (+2) +35 (+1) +15 (+1) -25 (-1) +117 (+5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 11' +3h 31' +0h 37' -2h 23' -5h 18' -7h 13' -6h 18' -3h 32' -0h 32' +2h 28' +5h 22' +7h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -32.8 -49.5 -53.9 -54 -53.9 -53.8 -53.9 -53.9 -53.8 -48.5 -32.4 -25.9   -47.1

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