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Base Esperanza vs Thumrait Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Thumrait, Oman is approximately 12,801 km or 7,955 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Thumrait bearing 207.5° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 280.8° or W .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Thumrait has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean temperature is 31.9 °C (57.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.3 °C (4.1°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 671.4 mm (26.4 in) more which is equivalent to 671.4 l/m² (16.48 US gal/ft²) or 6,714,000 l/ha (717,771 US gal/ac) more. About 13 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44.5° lower in Base Esperanza than in Thumrait.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-33) -22 (-39) -28 (-50) -36 (-64) -41 (-74) -43 (-78) -40 (-72) -40 (-72) -36 (-65) -30 (-55) -25 (-44) -19 (-34) -32 (-57)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -17 (-31) -24 (-43) -32 (-57) -37 (-66) -40 (-72) -39 (-70) -38 (-68) -33 (-59) -26 (-46) -19 (-35) -14 (-25) -28 (-50)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +56 (+2) +57 (+2) +58 (+2) +48 (+2) +54 (+2) +36 (+1) +54 (+2) +67 (+3) +62 (+2) +56 (+2) +65 (+3) +58 (+2) +671 (+26)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +7h 35' +4h 24' +0h 47' -2h 59' -6h 33' -8h 48' -7h 44' -4h 25' -0h 40' +3h 06' +6h 39' +8h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -5.9 -24.6 -46.3 -69.5 -80.9 -80.8 -80.5 -69.7 -46.8 -24 -5.8 +1.1   -44.5

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