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Kingston, On vs Base Orcadas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kingston, On, Canada and Base Orcadas, Antarctica is approximately 12,021 km or 7,470 mi.
  • To reach Kingston, On in this distance one would set out from Base Orcadas bearing 336.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kingston, On bearing 344.2° or NNW .
  • Kingston, On has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Base Orcadas has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The mean annual temperature is 10.5 °C (18.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.9 °C (32.2°F) more in Kingston, On. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 301.8 mm (11.9 in) more which is equivalent to 301.8 l/m² (7.41 US gal/ft²) or 3,018,000 l/ha (322,644 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.1° higher in Kingston, On than in Base Orcadas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -5 (-10) 1 (+1) +10 (+19) +19 (+34) +26 (+46) +30 (+54) +29 (+52) +22 (+39) +13 (+23) +5 (+9) -3 (-5) +12 (+21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -2 (-3) +8 (+14) +17 (+31) +25 (+45) +30 (+53) +28 (+51) +21 (+37) +12 (+21) +4 (+8) -4 (-8) +11 (+18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -4 (-7) +6 (+10) +16 (+28) +24 (+44) +30 (+53) +28 (+50) +20 (+36) +11 (+19) +3 (+5) -7 (-13) +9 (+15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +26 (+1) -10 (0) +4 (+0) +5 (+0) +16 (+1) +23 (+1) +16 (+1) +31 (+1) +45 (+2) +41 (+2) +51 (+2) +55 (+2) +302 (+12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 39' -5h 10' -0h 55' +3h 32' +7h 33' +9h 51' +8h 48' +5h 11' +0h 48' -3h 39' -7h 40' -9h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.1 -4.4 +17.3 +40.5 +56.9 +63.2 +57.1 +40.5 +17.6 -5.1 -23.5 -30.3   +17.1

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