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Base Esperanza vs Rapid City, South Dakota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Rapid City, South Dakota, Usa is approximately 12,627 km or 7,846 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Rapid City, South Dakota bearing 159.3° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 145.5° or SE .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Rapid City, South Dakota has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • The mean annual temperature is 13.8 °C (24.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.3 °C (29.3°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 265.5 mm (10.5 in) more which is equivalent to 265.5 l/m² (6.52 US gal/ft²) or 2,655,000 l/ha (283,837 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.9° lower in Base Esperanza than in Rapid City, South Dakota.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +3 (+5) -4 (-7) -14 (-26) -23 (-41) -29 (-53) -33 (-60) -32 (-57) -22 (-40) -13 (-23) -3 (-6) +4 (+8) -14 (-24)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+19) +7 (+13) 0 (-1) -11 (-20) -20 (-35) -27 (-48) -30 (-54) -28 (-50) -18 (-33) -9 (-16) +1 (+1) +9 (+15) -10 (-17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +48 (+2) +53 (+2) +51 (+2) +6 (+0) -26 (-1) -36 (-1) -11 (0) +21 (+1) +31 (+1) +29 (+1) +53 (+2) +48 (+2) +266 (+10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +9h 33' +5h 36' +1h 00' -3h 49' -8h 17' -11h 00' -9h 43' -5h 37' -0h 51' +3h 57' +8h 24' +11h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +20.3 +1.5 -20.1 -43.3 -59.7 -66 -60 -43.2 -20.3 +2.4 +20.6 +27.5   -19.9

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