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Base Esperanza vs Port-Gentil Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Port-Gentil, Gabon is approximately 8,758 km or 5,442 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Port-Gentil bearing 204.6° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 248.3° or WSW .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Port-Gentil has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The average temperature is 31.8 °C (57.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.6 °C (13.7°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1226.8 mm (48.3 in) less which is equivalent to 1226.8 l/m² (30.11 US gal/ft²) or 12,268,000 l/ha (1,311,531 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 48.6° lower in Base Esperanza than in Port-Gentil.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Base Esperanza relative to Port-Gentil. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Port-Gentil 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 (-55) -34 (-62) -36 (-65) -35 (-64) -34 (-62) -35 (-63) -32 (-58) -30 (-53) -28 (-50) -26 (-47) -32 (-56)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-47) -27 (-49) -31 (-55) -35 (-64) -38 (-68) -37 (-67) -36 (-65) -37 (-66) -34 (-61) -31 (-56) -28 (-51) -26 (-47) -32 (-58)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -192 (-8) -113 (-4) -191 (-8) -240 (-9) -96 (-4) +36 (+1) +51 (+2) +67 (+3) +30 (+1) -124 (-5) -287 (-11) -168 (-7) -1227 (-48)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 37' +3h 48' +0h 40' -2h 34' -5h 41' -7h 43' -6h 45' -3h 48' -0h 34' +2h 40' +5h 47' +7h 44'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -24.3 -42.6 -61.7 -62.7 -62.6 -62.5 -62.5 -62.5 -61.7 -41.8 -23.9 -17.3   -48.6

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