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Base Esperanza vs Pretoria Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Pretoria, South Africa is approximately 7,230 km or 4,493 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Pretoria bearing 209.5° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 278° or W .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Pretoria has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The mean annual temperature is 23.1 °C (41.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.9 °C (1.6°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 209.4 mm (8.2 in) more which is equivalent to 209.4 l/m² (5.14 US gal/ft²) or 2,094,000 l/ha (223,862 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 37.4° lower in Base Esperanza than in Pretoria.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -23 (-42) -24 (-44) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -22 (-39) -25 (-44) -24 (-43) -24 (-42) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -23 (-41)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -20 (-37) -21 (-38) -18 (-33) -18 (-33) -18 (-32) -21 (-37) -20 (-36) -20 (-37) -19 (-33) -17 (-31) -19 (-34)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -79 (-3) -11 (0) -4 (0) +5 (+0) +41 (+2) +40 (+2) +51 (+2) +67 (+3) +42 (+2) +49 (+2) +55 (+2) -49 (-2) +209 (+8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 15' +2h 56' +0h 30' -1h 58' -4h 28' -6h 11' -5h 21' -2h 57' -0h 26' +2h 03' +4h 32' +6h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -37.2 -37.4 -37.7 -37.7 -37.6 -37.4 -37.5 -37.5 -37.5 -37.2 -36.8 -37.6   -37.4

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