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Base Esperanza vs Puntarenas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Puntarenas, Costa Rica is approximately 8,495 km or 5,279 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Puntarenas bearing 167.6° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 151.7° or SSE .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Puntarenas has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean temperature is 32.9 °C (59.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.1 °C (16.4°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 877.1 mm (34.5 in) less which is equivalent to 877.1 l/m² (21.53 US gal/ft²) or 8,771,000 l/ha (937,678 US gal/ac) less. About 4/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 47.6° lower in Base Esperanza than in Puntarenas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-47) -28 (-51) -31 (-57) -36 (-65) -37 (-67) -38 (-68) -38 (-68) -37 (-67) -33 (-60) -30 (-54) -28 (-51) -26 (-47) -33 (-58)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +50 (+2) +63 (+2) +70 (+3) +30 (+1) -141 (-6) -184 (-7) -128 (-5) -163 (-6) -249 (-10) -200 (-8) -52 (-2) +27 (+1) -877 (-35)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +7h 10' +4h 08' +0h 44' -2h 48' -6h 11' -8h 20' -7h 18' -4h 09' -0h 38' +2h 54' +6h 16' +8h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -13.7 -32.4 -54.1 -73.2 -73.2 -73.1 -73.2 -73.2 -54.3 -31.4 -13.3 -6.6   -47.6

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