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Valdez, Ak vs Base Esperanza Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Valdez, Ak, Usa and Base Esperanza, Antarctica is approximately 15,714 km or 9,765 mi.
  • To reach Valdez, Ak in this distance one would set out from Base Esperanza bearing 309.4° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Valdez, Ak bearing 314.2° or NW .
  • Valdez, Ak has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual mean temperature is 8.9 °C (16°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.7 °C (13.9°F) more in Valdez, Ak. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 900.2 mm (35.4 in) more which is equivalent to 900.2 l/m² (22.09 US gal/ft²) or 9,002,000 l/ha (962,374 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.9° higher in Valdez, Ak than in Base Esperanza.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) +2 (+3) +10 (+18) +17 (+30) +22 (+39) +24 (+42) +22 (+40) +15 (+28) +7 (+13) -1 (-2) -6 (-10) +9 (+15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) +1 (+2) +10 (+18) +17 (+30) +22 (+40) +24 (+42) +23 (+41) +16 (+28) +8 (+14) -1 (-1) -6 (-10) +8 (+15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +86 (+3) +65 (+3) +44 (+2) +21 (+1) +43 (+2) +31 (+1) +43 (+2) +79 (+3) +150 (+6) +149 (+6) +75 (+3) +114 (+4) +900 (+35)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -12h 32' -7h 16' -1h 17' +4h 56' +10h 49' +14h 30' +12h 45' +7h 17' +1h 06' -5h 06' -10h 58' -14h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -37.2 -18.5 +3.2 +26.3 +42.7 +48.9 +42.9 +26.1 +3.2 -19.5 -37.6 -44.4   +2.9

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