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Base Esperanza vs Santa Cruz Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Santa Cruz, Bolivia is approximately 5,095 km or 3,166 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Santa Cruz bearing 176.1° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 171.8° or S .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Santa Cruz has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean annual temperature is 29.7 °C (53.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.4 °C (9.7°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 319.6 mm (12.6 in) less which is equivalent to 319.6 l/m² (7.84 US gal/ft²) or 3,196,000 l/ha (341,674 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 43.5° lower in Base Esperanza than in Santa Cruz.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-46) -26 (-47) -28 (-51) -31 (-56) -31 (-56) -31 (-56) -31 (-55) -33 (-59) -32 (-57) -29 (-52) -28 (-50) -26 (-46) -30 (-53)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -26 (-48) -30 (-54) -30 (-55) -31 (-56) -30 (-54) -32 (-57) -30 (-54) -27 (-49) -26 (-46) -23 (-42) -28 (-50)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -105 (-4) -71 (-3) -19 (-1) -9 (0) -9 (0) -6 (0) +20 (+1) +32 (+1) +10 (+0) -32 (-1) -51 (-2) -82 (-3) -320 (-13)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 43' +3h 14' +0h 34' -2h 11' -4h 53' -6h 43' -5h 50' -3h 15' -0h 29' +2h 16' +4h 58' +6h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -40.2 -44.9 -45.6 -45.5 -45.5 -45.4 -45.5 -45.5 -45.5 -44.7 -39.5 -34.3   -43.5

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