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Yining vs Base Esperanza Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Yining, China and Base Esperanza, Antarctica is approximately 16,620 km or 10,328 mi.
  • To reach Yining in this distance one would set out from Base Esperanza bearing 109.5° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Yining bearing 35.9° or NE .
  • Yining has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average annual temperature is 14.5 °C (26.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.6 °C (37.1°F) more in Yining. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 471.8 mm (18.6 in) less which is equivalent to 471.8 l/m² (11.58 US gal/ft²) or 4,718,000 l/ha (504,386 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.1° higher in Yining than in Base Esperanza.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-17) -6 (-12) +6 (+11) +20 (+36) +27 (+48) +32 (+57) +34 (+60) +32 (+58) +24 (+43) +13 (+23) +3 (+6) -6 (-10) +15 (+25)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) +4 (+7) +16 (+30) +23 (+42) +28 (+51) +30 (+54) +28 (+51) +20 (+36) +10 (+18) +1 (+2) -8 (-14) +11 (+19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -39 (-2) -47 (-2) -54 (-2) -32 (-1) -29 (-1) -20 (-1) -30 (-1) -60 (-2) -47 (-2) -32 (-1) -40 (-2) -40 (-2) -472 (-19)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 32' -5h 36' -1h 00' +3h 49' +8h 16' +10h 59' +9h 43' +5h 37' +0h 51' -3h 57' -8h 23' -11h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -20.3 -1.6 +20.1 +43.2 +59.7 +66.1 +60.2 +43.5 +20.7 -2.1 -20.4 -27.3   +20.1

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