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Base Orcadas vs Storm Lake, Ia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Orcadas, Antarctica and Storm Lake, Ia, Usa is approximately 12,368 km or 7,686 mi.
  • To reach Base Orcadas in this distance one would set out from Storm Lake, Ia bearing 156.1° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Orcadas bearing 142.5° or SE .
  • Base Orcadas has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Storm Lake, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • The mean temperature is 11 °C (19.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.6 °C (38.9°F) less in Base Orcadas. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 135.1 mm (5.3 in) less which is equivalent to 135.1 l/m² (3.32 US gal/ft²) or 1,351,000 l/ha (144,431 US gal/ac) less. About 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.7° lower in Base Orcadas than in Storm Lake, Ia.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +4 (+8) +-4 (-6) -15 (-26) -24 (-43) -31 (-56) -34 (-61) -32 (-58) -25 (-44) -17 (-30) -6 (-10) +4 (+8) -14 (-26)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +8 (+15) +1 (+1) -10 (-17) -20 (-35) -28 (-50) -32 (-57) -29 (-53) -21 (-38) -13 (-23) -3 (-5) +7 (+13) -11 (-19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+26) +12 (+22) +4 (+8) -5 (-9) -16 (-28) -25 (-45) -30 (-53) -27 (-49) -18 (-33) -9 (-16) +1 (+2) +11 (+19) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +29 (+1) +58 (+2) +23 (+1) -3 (0) -37 (-1) -67 (-3) -63 (-2) -56 (-2) -48 (-2) -9 (0) +12 (+0) +25 (+1) -135 (-5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +8h 29' +5h 04' +0h 54' -3h 28' -7h 25' -9h 40' -8h 38' -5h 05' -0h 47' +3h 35' +7h 31' +9h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +21.6 +2.8 -18.9 -42.1 -58.5 -64.8 -58.7 -42 -19.2 +3.6 +21.9 +28.7   -18.7

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