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Oymyakon vs Base Esperanza Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Oymyakon, Russia and Base Esperanza, Antarctica is approximately 19,014 km or 11,816 mi.
  • To reach Oymyakon in this distance one would set out from Base Esperanza bearing 278.2° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Oymyakon bearing 279.9° or W .
  • Oymyakon has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season and extremely severe winters (Dfd) whereas Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual average temperature is 9.7 °C (17.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 49.9 °C (89.8°F) more in Oymyakon. The continentality subtype is hypercontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 514.4 mm (20.3 in) less which is equivalent to 514.4 l/m² (12.62 US gal/ft²) or 5,144,000 l/ha (549,928 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.8° higher in Oymyakon than in Base Esperanza.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -47 (-84) -42 (-75) -28 (-51) -6 (-11) +12 (+22) +24 (+42) +26 (+46) +21 (+37) +9 (+17) -11 (-20) -34 (-60) -46 (-83) -10 (-18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -48 (-87) -44 (-80) -34 (-60) -13 (-23) +9 (+16) +19 (+34) +21 (+38) +17 (+31) +7 (+13) -13 (-23) -35 (-62) -47 (-84) -13 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -50 (-2) -58 (-2) -71 (-3) -53 (-2) -41 (-2) -13 (-1) -9 (0) -33 (-1) -39 (-2) -42 (-2) -53 (-2) -51 (-2) -514 (-20)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -13h 16' -7h 37' -1h 21' +5h 10' +11h 25' +15h 27' +13h 31' +7h 39' +1h 09' -5h 21' -11h 35' -15h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -39.5 -20.9 +0.7 +23.8 +40.4 +46.8 +40.9 +24.2 +1.4 -21.3 -39.6 -46.5   +0.8

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