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Base Esperanza vs Lerwick, Shetland Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk is approximately 14,518 km or 9,022 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 209.2° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 212.8° or SSW .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean annual temperature is 12.7 °C (22.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.7 °C (4.9°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 482.6 mm (19 in) less which is equivalent to 482.6 l/m² (11.84 US gal/ft²) or 4,826,000 l/ha (515,931 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.9° lower in Base Esperanza than in Lerwick, Shetland Islands.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -7 (-12) -13 (-23) -17 (-31) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -17 (-31) -12 (-21) -7 (-12) -4 (-6) -13 (-22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -8 (-14) -14 (-25) -19 (-33) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -24 (-44) -19 (-34) -14 (-25) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) -14 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -75 (-3) -27 (-1) -39 (-2) -13 (-1) -8 (0) -13 (0) -8 (0) -7 (0) -56 (-2) -78 (-3) -78 (-3) -83 (-3) -483 (-19)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +12h 14' +7h 07' +1h 16' -4h 50' -10h 35' -14h 09' -12h 28' -7h 08' -1h 05' +5h 00' +10h 44' +14h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +36.3 +17.6 -4 -27.1 -43.6 -49.9 -44 -27.2 -4.4 +18.3 +36.6 +43.5   -3.9

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