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PiteŚ vs Base Orcadas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between PiteŚ, Sweden and Base Orcadas, Antarctica is approximately 15,040 km or 9,346 mi.
  • To reach PiteŚ in this distance one would set out from Base Orcadas bearing 32.9° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach PiteŚ bearing 39.5° or NE .
  • PiteŚ has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Base Orcadas has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The mean annual temperature is 6.1 °C (11°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.1 °C (29°F) more in PiteŚ. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 145.2 mm (5.7 in) less which is equivalent to 145.2 l/m² (3.56 US gal/ft²) or 1,452,000 l/ha (155,228 US gal/ac) less. About 7/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.9° lower in PiteŚ than in Base Orcadas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -3 (-5) +5 (+9) +14 (+24) +22 (+39) +26 (+47) +24 (+43) +15 (+27) +6 (+11) -2 (-3) -5 (-10) +7 (+13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-19) -11 (-20) -6 (-11) +3 (+5) +12 (+22) +21 (+38) +26 (+47) +23 (+42) +15 (+26) +6 (+11) -2 (-3) -7 (-12) +6 (+10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -13 (-24) -9 (-17) +1 (+1) +11 (+19) +20 (+37) +26 (+47) +23 (+41) +14 (+26) +6 (+11) -3 (-5) -8 (-15) +5 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -7 (0) -49 (-2) -50 (-2) -45 (-2) -33 (-1) -5 (0) +5 (+0) +16 (+1) +21 (+1) 0 (0) +3 (+0) -2 (0) -145 (-6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -13h 19' -7h 35' -1h 20' +5h 08' +11h 24' +15h 39' +13h 35' +7h 37' +1h 09' -5h 19' -11h 35' -15h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -44.1 -25.5 -3.9 +19.3 +35.8 +42.1 +36.1 +19.5 -3.3 -26.1 -44.3 -51.1   -3.9

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