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Base Esperanza vs Zigansk Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Zigansk, Russia is approximately 19,640 km or 12,205 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Zigansk bearing 2.9° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 177.4° or S .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Zigansk has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season and extremely severe winters (Dfd).
  • The average annual temperature is 5.9 °C (10.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 43.7 °C (78.7°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to hypercontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 442.1 mm (17.4 in) more which is equivalent to 442.1 l/m² (10.85 US gal/ft²) or 4,421,000 l/ha (472,634 US gal/ac) more. About 2 5/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.6° higher in Base Esperanza than in Zigansk.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +40 (+71) +34 (+61) +20 (+36) +4 (+7) -11 (-19) -23 (-41) -27 (-48) -22 (-40) -11 (-19) +7 (+13) +28 (+51) +37 (+67) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +48 (+2) +56 (+2) +63 (+2) +46 (+2) +34 (+1) +13 (+1) +7 (+0) +31 (+1) +27 (+1) +24 (+1) +48 (+2) +45 (+2) +442 (+17)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +15h 16' +8h 23' +1h 28' -5h 39' -12h 49' -19h 01' -15h 38' -8h 25' -1h 16' +5h 51' +13h 01' +19h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +42.9 +24.3 +2.8 -20.4 -36.9 -43.3 -37.4 -20.7 +2.1 +24.8 +43 +49.7   +2.6

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