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Base Esperanza vs Isfjord Radio, Svalbard Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Isfjord Radio, Svalbard, Norway is approximately 16,410 km or 10,197 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Isfjord Radio, Svalbard bearing 232° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 201.3° or SSW .
  • Both have a tundra climate (ET).
  • The mean temperature is 1.9 °C (3.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.1 °C (11°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 389.4 mm (15.3 in) more which is equivalent to 389.4 l/m² (9.56 US gal/ft²) or 3,894,000 l/ha (416,294 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14° higher in Base Esperanza than in Isfjord Radio, Svalbard.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +1 (+2) -7 (-12) -13 (-24) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -9 (-15) -1 (-1) +4 (+7) +8 (+15) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +9 (+15) +1 (+2) -8 (-15) -16 (-29) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -11 (-20) -2 (-4) +3 (+6) +8 (+14) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +30 (+1) +40 (+2) +52 (+2) +44 (+2) +34 (+1) +28 (+1) +29 (+1) +32 (+1) +26 (+1) +17 (+1) +28 (+1) +28 (+1) +389 (+15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +18h 40' +14h 32' +2h 21' -10h 05' -17h 43' -19h 45' -18h 47' -14h 24' -2h 01' +10h 27' +17h 48' +19h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +54.3 +35.3 +13.9 -9.2 -25.7 -32 -26.1 -9.3 +13.5 +35.9 +54.5 +61.5   +14

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