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Base Orcadas vs Adelaide, South Australia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Orcadas, Antarctica and Adelaide, South Australia, Australia is approximately 9,371 km or 5,823 mi.
  • To reach Base Orcadas in this distance one would set out from Adelaide, South Australia bearing 178.4° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Orcadas bearing 2.7° or N .
  • Base Orcadas has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Adelaide, South Australia has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The average temperature is 20.2 °C (36.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.5 °C (0.9°F) less in Base Orcadas. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 214.7 mm (8.5 in) more which is equivalent to 214.7 l/m (5.27 US gal/ft) or 2,147,000 l/ha (229,529 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.6° lower in Base Orcadas than in Adelaide, South Australia.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Base Orcadas relative to Adelaide, South Australia. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Adelaide, South Australia vs Base Orcadas.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -25 (-45) -24 (-42) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -21 (-37) -20 (-36) -21 (-37) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -23 (-42) -22 (-40)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -19 (-35) -20 (-35) -20 (-36) -20 (-37) -20 (-36) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -19 (-35) -20 (-36) -20 (-36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -16 (-30) -18 (-33) -20 (-35) -21 (-38) -21 (-37) -18 (-33) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -18 (-32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +25 (+1) +54 (+2) +51 (+2) +35 (+1) +6 (+0) +2 (+0) -22 (-1) +1 (+0) +8 (+0) +11 (+0) +22 (+1) +22 (+1) +215 (+8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 40' +2h 05' +0h 22' -1h 25' -3h 09' -4h 16' -3h 45' -2h 06' -0h 19' +1h 28' +3h 12' +4h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -25.7 -25.8 -26 -26 -25.8 -25.6 -25.6 -25.6 -25.6 -25.4 -25.4 -25.8   -25.6

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