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Zyryanka vs Base Orcadas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Zyryanka, Russia and Base Orcadas, Antarctica is approximately 19,059 km or 11,844 mi.
  • To reach Zyryanka in this distance one would set out from Base Orcadas bearing 312.2° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Zyryanka bearing 241.8° or WSW .
  • Zyryanka has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Base Orcadas has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The mean annual temperature is 7.4 °C (13.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 41.1 °C (74°F) more in Zyryanka. The continentality subtype is hypercontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 396.2 mm (15.6 in) less which is equivalent to 396.2 l/m² (9.72 US gal/ft²) or 3,962,000 l/ha (423,564 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.3° lower in Zyryanka than in Base Orcadas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -37 (-67) -35 (-62) -26 (-46) -10 (-17) +9 (+16) +22 (+39) +25 (+44) +20 (+37) +9 (+17) -8 (-14) -27 (-49) -35 (-64) -7 (-14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -22 (-1) -59 (-2) -63 (-2) -66 (-3) -51 (-2) -23 (-1) +3 (+0) -14 (-1) -21 (-1) -28 (-1) -23 (-1) -29 (-1) -396 (-16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -13h 34' -7h 41' -1h 21' +5h 12' +11h 35' +16h 03' +13h 51' +7h 42' +1h 10' -5h 23' -11h 45' -16h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -44.6 -26 -4.5 +18.8 +35.3 +41.7 +35.8 +19.2 -3.6 -26.3 -44.7 -51.5   -4.3

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