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Cape Zolotoj vs Base Orcadas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cape Zolotoj, Russia and Base Orcadas, Antarctica is approximately 18,504 km or 11,499 mi.
  • To reach Cape Zolotoj in this distance one would set out from Base Orcadas bearing 190.8° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Cape Zolotoj bearing 352.2° or N .
  • Cape Zolotoj has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Base Orcadas has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual mean temperature is 6.3 °C (11.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.3 °C (31.1°F) more in Cape Zolotoj. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 203.3 mm (8 in) more which is equivalent to 203.3 l/m² (4.99 US gal/ft²) or 2,033,000 l/ha (217,341 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14° higher in Cape Zolotoj than in Base Orcadas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -10 (-19) -4 (-8) +4 (+7) +11 (+19) +18 (+32) +23 (+42) +25 (+45) +19 (+34) +10 (+18) -1 (-1) -9 (-16) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -29 (-1) -47 (-2) -28 (-1) -9 (0) +20 (+1) +57 (+2) +57 (+2) +81 (+3) +83 (+3) +31 (+1) +10 (+0) -22 (-1) +203 (+8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 00' -5h 23' -0h 58' +3h 41' +7h 52' +10h 15' +9h 09' +5h 24' +0h 50' -3h 48' -7h 58' -10h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -26.4 -7.7 +13.9 +37.2 +53.7 +60.1 +54.2 +37.6 +14.8 -8 -26.4 -33.4   +14

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