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Base Esperanza vs Vallenar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Vallenar, Chile is approximately 3,943 km or 2,450 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Vallenar bearing 169.8° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 159.8° or SSE .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Vallenar has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • The mean temperature is 20.7 °C (37.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.2 °C (7.6°F) more in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 694.8 mm (27.4 in) more which is equivalent to 694.8 l/m² (17.05 US gal/ft²) or 6,948,000 l/ha (742,787 US gal/ac) more. About 23 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 34.3° lower in Base Esperanza than in Vallenar.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-33) -19 (-34) -20 (-36) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -20 (-36) -18 (-33) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -21 (-36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +56 (+2) +65 (+3) +75 (+3) +58 (+2) +50 (+2) +44 (+2) +42 (+2) +65 (+3) +60 (+2) +55 (+2) +65 (+3) +59 (+2) +695 (+27)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 02' +2h 48' +0h 29' -1h 53' -4h 17' -5h 56' -5h 08' -2h 49' -0h 25' +1h 57' +4h 21' +5h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -34.1 -34.2 -34.4 -34.3 -34.3 -34.2 -34.3 -34.4 -34.3 -34.1 -34 -34.4   -34.3

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