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Base Esperanza vs Rocha Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Rocha, Uruguay is approximately 3,220 km or 2,001 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Rocha bearing 182.5° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 184.6° or S .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Rocha has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean temperature is 21.8 °C (39.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.6 °C (1.1°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 396.6 mm (15.6 in) less which is equivalent to 396.6 l/m² (9.73 US gal/ft²) or 3,966,000 l/ha (423,992 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28.8° lower in Base Esperanza than in Rocha.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -23 (-42) -22 (-40) -22 (-39) -22 (-39) -20 (-35) -19 (-34) -19 (-35) -20 (-36) -22 (-38)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -43 (-2) -42 (-2) -15 (-1) -13 (-1) -35 (-1) -52 (-2) -53 (-2) -39 (-2) -44 (-2) -42 (-2) -18 (-1) -3 (0) -397 (-16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 38' +2h 33' +0h 26' -1h 43' -3h 55' -5h 29' -4h 44' -2h 34' -0h 23' +1h 47' +3h 59' +5h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -28.7 -28.7 -28.9 -28.8 -28.8 -28.7 -28.8 -28.8 -28.8 -28.7 -28.7 -28.9   -28.8

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