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Base Esperanza vs Timaru Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Timaru, New Zealand is approximately 7,310 km or 4,542 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Timaru bearing 158.5° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 35.8° or NE .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Timaru has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The annual average temperature is 16.4 °C (29.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.5 °C (0.9°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 170.4 mm (6.7 in) more which is equivalent to 170.4 l/m² (4.18 US gal/ft²) or 1,704,000 l/ha (182,169 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19° lower in Base Esperanza than in Timaru.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-28) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -18 (-33) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -17 (-30) -16 (-28) -14 (-25) -14 (-26) -14 (-25) -16 (-29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) +18 (+1) +21 (+1) +7 (+0) +7 (+0) +11 (+0) +9 (+0) +30 (+1) +29 (+1) +8 (+0) +15 (+1) +13 (+1) +170 (+7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 44' +2h 01' +0h 20' -1h 21' -3h 09' -4h 29' -3h 49' -2h 02' -0h 18' +1h 24' +3h 12' +4h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19.2 -19.2 -19.4 -19.3 -19.1 -18.9 -18.9 -18.8 -18.8 -18.7 -18.9 -19.1   -19

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