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Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord vs Amherst, Ma Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord, Greenland and Amherst, Ma, Usa is approximately 3,089 km or 1,919 mi.
  • To reach Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord in this distance one would set out from Amherst, Ma bearing 18.5° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord bearing 37.1° or NE .
  • Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Amherst, Ma has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Amherst, Ma is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 14.9 °C (26.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.2 °C (9.4°F) more in Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 950.5 mm (37.4 in) less which is equivalent to 950.5 l/m² (23.33 US gal/ft²) or 9,505,000 l/ha (1,016,148 US gal/ac) less. About 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.9° lower in Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord than in Amherst, Ma.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord relative to Amherst, Ma. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Amherst, Ma vs Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -21 (-39) -22 (-39) -20 (-36) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -14 (-26) -15 (-28) -17 (-31) -21 (-39) -19 (-35) -14 (-24) -18 (-32)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-26) -18 (-32) -19 (-35) -16 (-30) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -17 (-31) -18 (-33) -15 (-27) -15 (-27)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -14 (-26) -17 (-31) -13 (-24) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -9 (-17) -13 (-23) -15 (-28) -12 (-21) -12 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -76 (-3) -71 (-3) -80 (-3) -85 (-3) -94 (-4) -85 (-3) -73 (-3) -65 (-3) -70 (-3) -75 (-3) -86 (-3) -91 (-4) -951 (-37)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 10' -2h 57' -0h 29' +1h 57' +4h 50' +8h 28' +6h 25' +2h 58' +0h 25' -2h 01' -4h 56' -8h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -24.8 -24.9 -25 -25 -25 -25 -24.9 -25 -24.9 -24.9 -24.7 -24.5   -24.9

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