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Base Esperanza vs Puttalam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Puttalam, Sri Lanka is approximately 12,969 km or 8,059 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Puttalam bearing 200° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 310.7° or NW .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Puttalam has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • The mean temperature is 33.6 °C (60.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.2 °C (14.8°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 468.6 mm (18.4 in) less which is equivalent to 468.6 l/m² (11.5 US gal/ft²) or 4,686,000 l/ha (500,965 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 48° lower in Base Esperanza than in Puttalam.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-46) -27 (-49) -31 (-56) -36 (-65) -39 (-69) -40 (-71) -39 (-71) -39 (-70) -36 (-64) -31 (-56) -28 (-51) -26 (-46) -34 (-60)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -24 (-44) -30 (-53) -36 (-64) -39 (-71) -41 (-74) -41 (-73) -40 (-72) -36 (-66) -32 (-57) -28 (-50) -24 (-44) -33 (-59)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) +25 (+1) +10 (+0) -117 (-5) -41 (-2) +5 (+0) +38 (+2) +56 (+2) -2 (0) -182 (-7) -184 (-7) -79 (-3) -469 (-18)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +7h 04' +4h 05' +0h 43' -2h 46' -6h 05' -8h 13' -7h 12' -4h 05' -0h 37' +2h 52' +6h 11' +8h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (┬°) -15.5 -34.1 -55.8 -71.5 -71.3 -71.2 -71.2 -71.1 -56.4 -33.5 -15.4 -8.5   -48

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