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Base Orcadas vs Nordkap/ Helnes Fyr Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Orcadas, Antarctica and Nordkap/ Helnes Fyr, Norway is approximately 15,641 km or 9,719 mi.
  • To reach Base Orcadas in this distance one would set out from Nordkap/ Helnes Fyr bearing 226.8° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Orcadas bearing 208.9° or SSW .
  • Base Orcadas has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Nordkap/ Helnes Fyr has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • The mean temperature is 6.1 °C (11°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.6 °C (6.5°F) less in Base Orcadas. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 0.2 mm (0 in) more which is equivalent to 0.2 l/m² (0 US gal/ft²) or 2,000 l/ha (214 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.7° higher in Base Orcadas than in Nordkap/ Helnes Fyr.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Base Orcadas relative to Nordkap/ Helnes Fyr. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Nordkap/ Helnes Fyr vs Base Orcadas.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) -2 (-4) -9 (-15) -15 (-28) -19 (-35) -19 (-33) -13 (-23) -6 (-11) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -37 (-1) -9 (0) +1 (+0) +27 (+1) +32 (+1) +16 (+1) +9 (+0) +14 (+1) -3 (0) -13 (-1) -13 (-1) -24 (-1) +0 (+0)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +17h 27' +9h 26' +1h 36' -6h 13' -15h 15' -18h 35' -17h 41' -9h 30' -1h 22' +6h 28' +15h 30' +18h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +49.7 +31.2 +9.6 -13.6 -30.1 -36.4 -30.4 -13.7 +9.1 +31.7 +49.9 +57.1   +9.7

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