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Base Esperanza vs Riyadh Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is approximately 13,126 km or 8,156 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Riyadh bearing 209.5° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 270.4° or W .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Riyadh has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual mean temperature is 31.5 °C (56.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.7 °C (17.5°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 625.1 mm (24.6 in) more which is equivalent to 625.1 l/m² (15.34 US gal/ft²) or 6,251,000 l/ha (668,273 US gal/ac) more. About 7 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.2° lower in Base Esperanza than in Riyadh.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-24) -17 (-30) -24 (-44) -33 (-59) -41 (-74) -45 (-81) -46 (-82) -46 (-82) -39 (-70) -30 (-55) -22 (-40) -15 (-27) -31 (-56)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -14 (-26) -23 (-42) -31 (-57) -36 (-65) -38 (-68) -39 (-70) -30 (-54) -21 (-39) -14 (-24) -5 (-9) -22 (-40)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +45 (+2) +55 (+2) +52 (+2) +30 (+1) +47 (+2) +47 (+2) +54 (+2) +72 (+3) +62 (+2) +55 (+2) +59 (+2) +48 (+2) +625 (+25)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +8h 00' +4h 40' +0h 49' -3h 10' -6h 55' -9h 16' -8h 09' -4h 40' -0h 43' +3h 17' +7h 01' +9h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1 -17.6 -39.3 -62.5 -78.9 -85.3 -79.2 -62.7 -39.8 -17 +1.2 +8.1   -39.2

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