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Smara vs Base Orcadas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Smara, Western Sahara and Base Orcadas, Antarctica is approximately 10,184 km or 6,329 mi.
  • To reach Smara in this distance one would set out from Base Orcadas bearing 29.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Smara bearing 15.5° or NNE .
  • Smara has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Base Orcadas has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The mean temperature is 26.5 °C (47.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.6 °C (8.3°F) more in Smara. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 524.2 mm (20.6 in) less which is equivalent to 524.2 l/m² (12.87 US gal/ft²) or 5,242,000 l/ha (560,405 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 34.5° higher in Smara than in Base Orcadas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+37) +22 (+40) +26 (+47) +31 (+56) +34 (+60) +38 (+68) +42 (+76) +44 (+79) +39 (+70) +33 (+59) +26 (+46) +22 (+39) +31 (+56)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+26) +17 (+30) +19 (+35) +25 (+45) +28 (+50) +34 (+61) +38 (+69) +39 (+70) +33 (+59) +27 (+49) +22 (+40) +17 (+30) +26 (+47)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +11 (+19) +13 (+23) +19 (+33) +23 (+41) +30 (+55) +35 (+63) +35 (+63) +27 (+49) +21 (+38) +18 (+33) +12 (+21) +21 (+38)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -42 (-2) -50 (-2) -68 (-3) -66 (-3) -62 (-2) -46 (-2) -45 (-2) -50 (-2) -17 (-1) -23 (-1) -33 (-1) -23 (-1) -524 (-21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 13' -4h 18' -0h 46' +2h 56' +6h 18' +8h 14' +7h 20' +4h 18' +0h 40' -3h 02' -6h 23' -8h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (┬░) -5.8 +12.9 +34.6 +57.9 +74.3 +80.6 +74.5 +57.9 +35.1 +12.3 -6 -12.9   +34.5

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