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Base Esperanza vs San Jose Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and San Jose, Costa Rica is approximately 8,474 km or 5,266 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from San Jose bearing 167.9° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 152.5° or SSE .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas San Jose has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The average temperature is 26.3 °C (47.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.9 °C (16°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1071.6 mm (42.2 in) less which is equivalent to 1071.6 l/m² (26.3 US gal/ft²) or 10,716,000 l/ha (1,145,612 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 47.6° lower in Base Esperanza than in San Jose.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-33) -20 (-35) -24 (-42) -29 (-52) -31 (-56) -32 (-58) -32 (-57) -32 (-57) -29 (-51) -24 (-43) -22 (-39) -19 (-34) -26 (-47)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -17 (-30) -21 (-39) -27 (-49) -29 (-53) -31 (-56) -31 (-56) -31 (-55) -27 (-49) -22 (-40) -20 (-35) -17 (-31) -24 (-43)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +41 (+2) +60 (+2) +56 (+2) +13 (+1) -175 (-7) -194 (-8) -157 (-6) -168 (-7) -243 (-10) -244 (-10) -80 (-3) +18 (+1) -1072 (-42)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +7h 10' +4h 08' +0h 44' -2h 48' -6h 11' -8h 20' -7h 18' -4h 09' -0h 38' +2h 54' +6h 16' +8h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13.7 -32.4 -54.1 -73.2 -73.1 -73.1 -73.1 -73.1 -54.3 -31.5 -13.4 -6.6   -47.6

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