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Base Esperanza vs Upernavik Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Upernavik, Greenland is approximately 15,143 km or 9,410 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Upernavik bearing 180.5° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 180.4° or S .
  • Both have a tundra climate (ET).
  • The mean annual temperature is 0.8 °C (1.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.1 °C (25.4°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 479.4 mm (18.9 in) more which is equivalent to 479.4 l/m² (11.77 US gal/ft²) or 4,794,000 l/ha (512,510 US gal/ac) more. About 3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.7° higher in Base Esperanza than in Upernavik.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+31) +19 (+34) +16 (+30) +5 (+9) -7 (-13) -13 (-24) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -9 (-15) 0 (0) +6 (+11) +13 (+24) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+33) +20 (+36) +18 (+32) +6 (+11) -7 (-13) -14 (-25) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -10 (-18) -1 (-3) +6 (+12) +14 (+25) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +45 (+2) +55 (+2) +68 (+3) +47 (+2) +43 (+2) +33 (+1) +28 (+1) +41 (+2) +26 (+1) +25 (+1) +30 (+1) +37 (+1) +479 (+19)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +18h 40' +11h 00' +1h 47' -7h 01' -16h 55' -19h 45' -18h 47' -11h 07' -1h 32' +7h 18' +17h 10' +19h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +48.9 +30.1 +8.6 -14.5 -31 -37.3 -31.3 -14.5 +8.3 +30.9 +49.2 +56.2   +8.7

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