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Mount Isa vs Base Orcadas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mount Isa, Australia and Base Orcadas, Antarctica is approximately 10,955 km or 6,807 mi.
  • To reach Mount Isa in this distance one would set out from Base Orcadas bearing 184° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Mount Isa bearing 357.9° or N .
  • Mount Isa has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Base Orcadas has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average temperature is 28.3 °C (51°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.3 °C (5.9°F) more in Mount Isa. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 251.7 mm (9.9 in) less which is equivalent to 251.7 l/m² (6.18 US gal/ft²) or 2,517,000 l/ha (269,084 US gal/ac) less. About 5/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39° higher in Mount Isa than in Base Orcadas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +34 (+61) +33 (+59) +32 (+58) +32 (+57) +30 (+54) +29 (+52) +30 (+53) +32 (+57) +32 (+58) +34 (+62) +35 (+63) +35 (+63) +32 (+58)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +29 (+53) +29 (+51) +28 (+50) +27 (+49) +27 (+48) +26 (+46) +26 (+47) +27 (+49) +28 (+50) +30 (+53) +30 (+55) +30 (+54) +28 (+50)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +25 (+45) +24 (+44) +24 (+43) +23 (+42) +23 (+41) +22 (+40) +23 (+41) +24 (+42) +24 (+43) +25 (+44) +25 (+45) +25 (+44) +24 (+43)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +52 (+2) +13 (+0) -8 (0) -57 (-2) -46 (-2) -50 (-2) -36 (-1) -47 (-2) -40 (-2) -29 (-1) -21 (-1) +16 (+1) -252 (-10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 38' -2h 41' -0h 28' +1h 49' +4h 00' +5h 21' +4h 43' +2h 42' +0h 24' -1h 53' -4h 04' -5h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +38.2 +39.7 +40.2 +40.2 +40.1 +39.9 +39.8 +39.9 +39.8 +39.3 +37.4 +34.5   +39

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