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Cork vs Base Orcadas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cork, Ireland and Base Orcadas, Antarctica is approximately 12,933 km or 8,037 mi.
  • To reach Cork in this distance one would set out from Base Orcadas bearing 24° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cork bearing 18.8° or NNE .
  • Cork has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Base Orcadas has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The mean temperature is 14.1 °C (25.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.1 °C (0.2°F) more in Cork. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 385.8 mm (15.2 in) more which is equivalent to 385.8 l/m² (9.47 US gal/ft²) or 3,858,000 l/ha (412,446 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.4° higher in Cork than in Base Orcadas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +13 (+24) +19 (+33) +24 (+42) +25 (+46) +25 (+45) +20 (+36) +14 (+25) +10 (+17) +7 (+12) +15 (+27)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +11 (+20) +17 (+31) +23 (+41) +25 (+46) +25 (+44) +20 (+35) +14 (+24) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +14 (+25)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +6 (+10) +10 (+17) +16 (+28) +22 (+40) +26 (+47) +25 (+45) +19 (+35) +13 (+23) +7 (+13) +5 (+8) +13 (+23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +75 (+3) +6 (+0) +21 (+1) -16 (-1) +8 (+0) +5 (+0) +25 (+1) +19 (+1) +46 (+2) +51 (+2) +70 (+3) +76 (+3) +386 (+15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 38' -5h 45' -1h 02' +3h 55' +8h 25' +10h 58' +9h 47' +5h 46' +0h 53' -4h 04' -8h 31' -10h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -30.8 -12.1 +9.5 +32.7 +49.2 +55.5 +49.5 +32.8 +10 -12.7 -31.1 -38   +9.4

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