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Chipata vs Base Orcadas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Chipata, Zambia and Base Orcadas, Antarctica is approximately 8,008 km or 4,976 mi.
  • To reach Chipata in this distance one would set out from Base Orcadas bearing 85.7° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Chipata bearing 30.1° or NNE .
  • Chipata has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Base Orcadas has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual average temperature is 25.6 °C (46.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.9 °C (5.2°F) less in Chipata. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 354.7 mm (14 in) more which is equivalent to 354.7 l/m² (8.71 US gal/ft²) or 3,547,000 l/ha (379,198 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42.9° higher in Chipata than in Base Orcadas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +25 (+44) +25 (+44) +26 (+46) +28 (+50) +29 (+52) +30 (+53) +30 (+54) +32 (+57) +32 (+58) +32 (+58) +30 (+53) +26 (+46) +29 (+51)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+38) +21 (+38) +22 (+39) +24 (+43) +26 (+46) +27 (+48) +28 (+50) +29 (+52) +29 (+53) +29 (+52) +26 (+47) +23 (+41) +26 (+45)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+34) +19 (+34) +20 (+35) +21 (+38) +23 (+41) +24 (+43) +26 (+46) +27 (+49) +27 (+49) +26 (+47) +23 (+41) +20 (+36) +23 (+41)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +209 (+8) +152 (+6) +94 (+4) -24 (-1) -58 (-2) -51 (-2) -45 (-2) -52 (-2) -47 (-2) -35 (-1) +37 (+1) +174 (+7) +355 (+14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 02' -2h 56' -0h 31' +1h 59' +4h 22' +5h 48' +5h 08' +2h 57' +0h 27' -2h 04' -4h 25' -5h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +34 +45.8 +47.2 +47.3 +47.1 +47 +47 +47.1 +47 +45.3 +33.6 +27.4   +42.9

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