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Base Esperanza vs Reykjavík Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Reykjavík, Iceland is approximately 14,471 km or 8,993 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Reykjavík bearing 199.7° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 199.1° or SSW .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Reykjavík has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • The annual mean temperature is 10.1 °C (18.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.3 °C (0.5°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 71.8 mm (2.8 in) less which is equivalent to 71.8 l/m² (1.76 US gal/ft²) or 718,000 l/ha (76,759 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.1° higher in Base Esperanza than in Reykjavík.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -4 (-6) -10 (-18) -16 (-29) -20 (-36) -21 (-39) -21 (-37) -14 (-26) -8 (-14) -3 (-5) +1 (+1) -10 (-17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) -5 (-10) -12 (-22) -17 (-31) -22 (-40) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -17 (-31) -10 (-19) -5 (-8) 0 (0) -11 (-20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -19 (-1) -7 (0) -6 (0) +1 (+0) +11 (+0) -3 (0) +2 (+0) +10 (+0) -4 (0) -29 (-1) -8 (0) -20 (-1) -72 (-3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +13h 38' +7h 47' +1h 22' -5h 16' -11h 42' -15h 57' -13h 54' -7h 49' -1h 11' +5h 27' +11h 52' +15h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +40.3 +21.6 +0 -23.1 -39.6 -45.9 -40 -23.2 -0.4 +22.3 +40.5 +47.3   +0.1

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