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Juzno-Kurilsk vs Base Orcadas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Juzno-Kurilsk, Russia and Base Orcadas, Antarctica is approximately 18,028 km or 11,203 mi.
  • To reach Juzno-Kurilsk in this distance one would set out from Base Orcadas bearing 205.5° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Juzno-Kurilsk bearing 343° or NNW .
  • Juzno-Kurilsk has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Base Orcadas has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The mean temperature is 8.5 °C (15.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.3 °C (20.3°F) more in Juzno-Kurilsk. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 582.4 mm (22.9 in) more which is equivalent to 582.4 l/m² (14.29 US gal/ft²) or 5,824,000 l/ha (622,624 US gal/ac) more. About 1 7/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.3° higher in Juzno-Kurilsk than in Base Orcadas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -7 (-13) -3 (-6) +4 (+7) +11 (+19) +17 (+30) +22 (+39) +24 (+44) +20 (+36) +14 (+24) +5 (+10) -1 (-2) +9 (+15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +14 (+1) -31 (-1) -4 (0) +14 (+1) +61 (+2) +71 (+3) +79 (+3) +83 (+3) +119 (+5) +90 (+4) +63 (+2) +24 (+1) +582 (+23)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 38' -5h 09' -0h 55' +3h 31' +7h 32' +9h 49' +8h 46' +5h 10' +0h 48' -3h 39' -7h 38' -9h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.1 -4.4 +17.2 +40.5 +57 +63.4 +57.5 +40.9 +18.1 -4.7 -23.1 -30.1   +17.3

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