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Base Esperanza vs Port Elizabeth Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Port Elizabeth, South Africa is approximately 6,315 km or 3,924 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Port Elizabeth bearing 212.1° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 280.7° or W .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Port Elizabeth has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • The annual average temperature is 23.1 °C (41.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.4 °C (6.1°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 200.4 mm (7.9 in) more which is equivalent to 200.4 l/m² (4.92 US gal/ft²) or 2,004,000 l/ha (214,241 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29.3° lower in Base Esperanza than in Port Elizabeth.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -22 (-40) -24 (-42) -25 (-46) -26 (-46) -25 (-45) -24 (-44) -25 (-44) -22 (-40) -20 (-36) -20 (-35) -19 (-34) -23 (-41)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -22 (-40) -24 (-43) -23 (-42) -23 (-42) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -21 (-38) -19 (-35) -19 (-33) -17 (-31) -21 (-38)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +20 (+1) +25 (+1) +22 (+1) +1 (+0) -5 (0) -15 (-1) +7 (+0) +8 (+0) -1 (0) +51 (+2) +61 (+2) +25 (+1) +200 (+8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 40' +2h 35' +0h 27' -1h 44' -3h 58' -5h 32' -4h 46' -2h 35' -0h 23' +1h 48' +4h 01' +5h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -29.3 -29.3 -29.5 -29.4 -29.3 -29.2 -29.3 -29.3 -29.2 -29.1 -29.1 -29.4   -29.3

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