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Base Esperanza vs Tawau Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Tawau, Malaysia is approximately 13,427 km or 8,343 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Tawau bearing 182.7° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 354° or N .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Tawau has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The average annual temperature is 32.4 °C (58.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.3 °C (18.5°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1036.4 mm (40.8 in) less which is equivalent to 1036.4 l/m² (25.44 US gal/ft²) or 10,364,000 l/ha (1,107,980 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 48.5° lower in Base Esperanza than in Tawau.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-46) -27 (-48) -30 (-53) -34 (-62) -37 (-66) -38 (-68) -37 (-67) -37 (-67) -34 (-60) -30 (-55) -28 (-51) -26 (-47) -32 (-57)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -82 (-3) -37 (-1) -25 (-1) -31 (-1) -72 (-3) -115 (-5) -153 (-6) -130 (-5) -117 (-5) -114 (-4) -85 (-3) -77 (-3) -1036 (-41)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 53' +3h 57' +0h 42' -2h 41' -5h 55' -8h 00' -7h 00' -3h 58' -0h 36' +2h 47' +6h 00' +8h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19.3 -37.8 -59.3 -67.7 -67.6 -67.4 -67.4 -67.4 -60 -37.2 -19.1 -12.3   -48.5

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