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Base Esperanza vs San Salvador Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and San Salvador, El Salvador is approximately 9,010 km or 5,599 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from San Salvador bearing 166° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 148.4° or SSE .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas San Salvador has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean temperature is 28.6 °C (51.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.4 °C (16.9°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1049.6 mm (41.3 in) less which is equivalent to 1049.6 l/m² (25.76 US gal/ft²) or 10,496,000 l/ha (1,122,092 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 46.3° lower in Base Esperanza than in San Salvador.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -23 (-41) -27 (-49) -31 (-56) -34 (-60) -34 (-61) -34 (-61) -34 (-60) -30 (-54) -26 (-46) -24 (-43) -22 (-39) -29 (-51)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -22 (-40) -28 (-51) -31 (-57) -33 (-60) -32 (-58) -32 (-57) -28 (-51) -24 (-44) -21 (-37) -18 (-33) -25 (-46)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +51 (+2) +62 (+2) +68 (+3) -1 (0) -136 (-5) -275 (-11) -250 (-10) -225 (-9) -263 (-10) -164 (-6) +30 (+1) +52 (+2) -1050 (-41)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +7h 22' +4h 16' +0h 45' -2h 54' -6h 21' -8h 33' -7h 31' -4h 17' -0h 39' +3h 00' +6h 27' +8h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -10 -28.7 -50.4 -73.6 -76.9 -76.9 -76.9 -73.4 -50.6 -27.7 -9.6 -2.9   -46.3

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