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Base Esperanza vs Jamestown Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Jamestown, Saint Helena is approximately 6,564 km or 4,079 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Jamestown bearing 204° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 241° or WSW .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Jamestown has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual mean temperature is 27.6 °C (49.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.4 °C (13.3°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 589.4 mm (23.2 in) more which is equivalent to 589.4 l/m² (14.47 US gal/ft²) or 5,894,000 l/ha (630,108 US gal/ac) more. About 5 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44.5° lower in Base Esperanza than in Jamestown.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-42) -25 (-44) -27 (-49) -31 (-56) -32 (-57) -32 (-57) -31 (-55) -31 (-55) -27 (-49) -24 (-42) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -28 (-49)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -28 (-51) -32 (-58) -32 (-58) -33 (-60) -32 (-58) -32 (-57) -28 (-51) -25 (-46) -23 (-41) -21 (-38) -28 (-50)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +48 (+2) +55 (+2) +56 (+2) +49 (+2) +36 (+1) +29 (+1) +21 (+1) +62 (+2) +57 (+2) +54 (+2) +65 (+3) +56 (+2) +589 (+23)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 50' +3h 18' +0h 34' -2h 13' -4h 59' -6h 50' -5h 56' -3h 19' -0h 30' +2h 18' +5h 04' +6h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -38.8 -46.6 -47.5 -47.5 -47.4 -47.3 -47.3 -47.3 -47.3 -46.2 -38.2 -32.5   -44.5

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