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Base Esperanza vs Rai Valley Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Rai Valley, New Zealand is approximately 7,558 km or 4,696 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Rai Valley bearing 158.1° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 38.8° or NE .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Rai Valley has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean annual temperature is 17.7 °C (31.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1 °C (1.8°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1300.8 mm (51.2 in) less which is equivalent to 1300.8 l/m² (31.92 US gal/ft²) or 13,008,000 l/ha (1,390,642 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.1° lower in Base Esperanza than in Rai Valley.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -19 (-33) -20 (-36) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -18 (-33) -17 (-30) -15 (-28) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -18 (-31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -83 (-3) -47 (-2) -73 (-3) -126 (-5) -135 (-5) -116 (-5) -122 (-5) -127 (-5) -109 (-4) -139 (-5) -107 (-4) -116 (-5) -1301 (-51)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 03' +2h 12' +0h 22' -1h 28' -3h 25' -4h 50' -4h 08' -2h 13' -0h 19' +1h 32' +3h 28' +4h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -22.2 -22.3 -22.4 -22.3 -22.2 -22 -22 -21.9 -21.9 -21.8 -21.9 -22.2   -22.1

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