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Base Orcadas vs Prince Rupert, British Columbia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Orcadas, Antarctica and Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada is approximately 14,832 km or 9,217 mi.
  • To reach Base Orcadas in this distance one would set out from Prince Rupert, British Columbia bearing 137.9° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Orcadas bearing 126.8° or SE .
  • Base Orcadas has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Prince Rupert, British Columbia has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average temperature is 10.7 °C (19.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.1 °C (3.8°F) less in Base Orcadas. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1889.3 mm (74.4 in) less which is equivalent to 1889.3 l/m² (46.37 US gal/ft²) or 18,893,000 l/ha (2,019,787 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7° lower in Base Orcadas than in Prince Rupert, British Columbia.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Base Orcadas relative to Prince Rupert, British Columbia. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Prince Rupert, British Columbia vs Base Orcadas.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-3) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -10 (-17) -15 (-26) -19 (-34) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -17 (-31) -11 (-20) -6 (-10) -2 (-4) -11 (-20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) -2 (-3) -4 (-6) -8 (-14) -14 (-25) -19 (-35) -22 (-40) -22 (-39) -17 (-30) -11 (-20) -5 (-9) -2 (-3) -11 (-19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +0 (+1) -2 (-3) -6 (-11) -13 (-24) -20 (-36) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -17 (-31) -11 (-19) -4 (-7) 0 (0) -10 (-18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -207 (-8) -143 (-6) -115 (-5) -108 (-4) -79 (-3) -67 (-3) -68 (-3) -111 (-4) -197 (-8) -331 (-13) -240 (-9) -223 (-9) -1889 (-74)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +10h 01' +5h 58' +1h 04' -4h 05' -8h 45' -11h 25' -10h 11' -5h 59' -0h 55' +4h 13' +8h 52' +11h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +33.1 +14.4 -7.3 -30.5 -46.9 -53.2 -47.1 -30.3 -7.5 +15.2 +33.5 +40.3   -7

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