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Base Esperanza vs Stykkisholmur Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Stykkisholmur, Iceland is approximately 14,558 km or 9,046 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Stykkisholmur bearing 199.5° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 198.3° or SSW .
  • Both have a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average annual temperature is 9.3 °C (16.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.2 °C (0.4°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 22.5 mm (0.9 in) more which is equivalent to 22.5 l/m² (0.55 US gal/ft²) or 225,000 l/ha (24,054 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1° higher in Base Esperanza than in Stykkisholmur.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +0 (+0) -2 (-4) -9 (-16) -15 (-26) -19 (-34) -21 (-37) -20 (-36) -14 (-25) -8 (-14) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -11 (0) -4 (0) +4 (+0) +6 (+0) +21 (+1) +7 (+0) +12 (+0) +20 (+1) +6 (+0) -24 (-1) -2 (0) -13 (0) +23 (+1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +14h 06' +7h 59' +1h 24' -5h 24' -12h 03' -16h 37' -14h 24' -8h 01' -1h 12' +5h 35' +12h 14' +16h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +41.2 +22.5 +0.9 -22.2 -38.7 -45 -39 -22.3 +0.6 +23.3 +41.4 +48.2   +1

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