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Base Esperanza vs Shiraz Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Shiraz, Iran is approximately 13,882 km or 8,626 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Shiraz bearing 210.9° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 272.8° or W .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Shiraz has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The average annual temperature is 23.4 °C (42.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.1 °C (23.6°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 420.8 mm (16.6 in) more which is equivalent to 420.8 l/m² (10.33 US gal/ft²) or 4,208,000 l/ha (449,863 US gal/ac) more. About 2 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 34.4° lower in Base Esperanza than in Shiraz.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -8 (-15) -15 (-27) -24 (-42) -32 (-58) -39 (-69) -41 (-73) -39 (-71) -32 (-57) -22 (-40) -13 (-24) -6 (-12) -23 (-41)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -24 (-1) +15 (+1) +27 (+1) +29 (+1) +48 (+2) +47 (+2) +53 (+2) +72 (+3) +62 (+2) +51 (+2) +44 (+2) -4 (0) +421 (+17)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +8h 19' +4h 51' +0h 52' -3h 18' -7h 12' -9h 37' -8h 29' -4h 52' -0h 44' +3h 25' +7h 18' +9h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +5.9 -12.8 -34.5 -57.6 -74.1 -80.5 -74.5 -57.8 -35 -12.2 +6.1 +12.9   -34.4

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