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Kabwe vs Base Orcadas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kabwe, Zambia and Base Orcadas, Antarctica is approximately 7,699 km or 4,784 mi.
  • To reach Kabwe in this distance one would set out from Base Orcadas bearing 82.5° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Kabwe bearing 30° or NNE .
  • Kabwe has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa) whereas Base Orcadas has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The mean temperature is 23.9 °C (43°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.2 °C (4°F) less in Kabwe. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 245.5 mm (9.7 in) more which is equivalent to 245.5 l/m² (6.03 US gal/ft²) or 2,455,000 l/ha (262,456 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42.5° higher in Kabwe than in Base Orcadas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+44) +24 (+43) +25 (+45) +27 (+48) +28 (+50) +28 (+51) +29 (+52) +31 (+56) +32 (+57) +31 (+56) +28 (+51) +25 (+45) +28 (+50)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+37) +20 (+36) +21 (+37) +22 (+40) +23 (+42) +24 (+44) +25 (+46) +27 (+49) +28 (+50) +27 (+49) +24 (+44) +21 (+38) +24 (+42)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+33) +18 (+33) +18 (+33) +19 (+34) +20 (+36) +25 (+46) +23 (+41) +24 (+43) +24 (+43) +23 (+42) +21 (+38) +19 (+34) +21 (+38)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +191 (+8) +106 (+4) +28 (+1) -46 (-2) -58 (-2) -52 (-2) -45 (-2) -52 (-2) -47 (-2) -30 (-1) +47 (+2) +205 (+8) +246 (+10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 59' -2h 54' -0h 31' +1h 58' +4h 19' +5h 45' +5h 05' +2h 55' +0h 26' -2h 02' -4h 23' -5h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +34.8 +45.1 +46.3 +46.4 +46.2 +46.1 +46.1 +46.2 +46.1 +44.7 +34.4 +28.3   +42.5

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