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Base Esperanza vs Sewell Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Sewell, Chile is approximately 3,389 km or 2,106 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Sewell bearing 168.2° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 157.8° or SSE .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Sewell has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • The mean annual temperature is 16.2 °C (29.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.4 °C (0.7°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 165 mm (6.5 in) less which is equivalent to 165 l/m² (4.05 US gal/ft²) or 1,650,000 l/ha (176,396 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29.2° lower in Base Esperanza than in Sewell.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-28) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -19 (-35) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -16 (-28) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -16 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +52 (+2) +60 (+2) +63 (+2) +19 (+1) -73 (-3) -125 (-5) -172 (-7) -67 (-3) -20 (-1) +8 (+0) +41 (+2) +49 (+2) -165 (-6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 40' +2h 35' +0h 27' -1h 44' -3h 57' -5h 32' -4h 46' -2h 35' -0h 23' +1h 47' +4h 01' +5h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -29.1 -29.1 -29.3 -29.2 -29.2 -29.1 -29.2 -29.3 -29.2 -29.1 -29.1 -29.4   -29.2

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