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Base Esperanza vs Ruakura Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Ruakura, New Zealand is approximately 7,857 km or 4,883 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Ruakura bearing 157.9° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 41.5° or NE .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Ruakura has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean temperature is 19.4 °C (34.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.5 °C (2.7°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 471.5 mm (18.6 in) less which is equivalent to 471.5 l/m² (11.57 US gal/ft²) or 4,715,000 l/ha (504,065 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.5° lower in Base Esperanza than in Ruakura.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -20 (-37) -22 (-39) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -19 (-35) -20 (-37) -18 (-33) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -16 (-30) -19 (-34)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -31 (-1) -11 (0) -14 (-1) -32 (-1) -51 (-2) -74 (-3) -69 (-3) -45 (-2) -41 (-2) -38 (-2) -27 (-1) -40 (-2) -472 (-19)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 22' +2h 24' +0h 25' -1h 36' -3h 41' -5h 11' -4h 27' -2h 24' -0h 21' +1h 40' +3h 45' +5h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -25.6 -25.7 -25.9 -25.8 -25.6 -25.4 -25.4 -25.3 -25.3 -25.2 -25.3 -25.7   -25.5

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