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Base Esperanza vs Pohang Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Pohang, North Korea is approximately 16,941 km or 10,527 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Pohang bearing 173.9° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 11.1° or N .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Pohang has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The mean annual temperature is 19.2 °C (34.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.4 °C (24.1°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 364.5 mm (14.4 in) less which is equivalent to 364.5 l/m² (8.95 US gal/ft²) or 3,645,000 l/ha (389,675 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28° lower in Base Esperanza than in Pohang.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (-1) -3 (-5) -10 (-18) -20 (-36) -27 (-49) -32 (-57) -36 (-64) -36 (-65) -28 (-50) -19 (-35) -11 (-20) -3 (-5) -19 (-34)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +22 (+1) +20 (+1) +12 (+0) -24 (-1) -17 (-1) -81 (-3) -141 (-6) -101 (-4) -93 (-4) -7 (0) +13 (+1) +33 (+1) -365 (-14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +8h 49' +5h 09' +0h 55' -3h 30' -7h 38' -10h 10' -8h 58' -5h 10' -0h 47' +3h 38' +7h 44' +10h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +12.4 -6.3 -27.9 -51.1 -67.6 -74 -68.1 -51.4 -28.6 -5.8 +12.5 +19.4   -28

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