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Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord vs Base Orcadas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord, Greenland and Base Orcadas, Antarctica is approximately 14,212 km or 8,831 mi.
  • To reach Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord in this distance one would set out from Base Orcadas bearing 357° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord bearing 356.3° or N .
  • Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Base Orcadas has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.8 °C (3.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.6 °C (38.9°F) more in Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 533.2 mm (21 in) less which is equivalent to 533.2 l/m² (13.09 US gal/ft²) or 5,332,000 l/ha (570,026 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.6° lower in Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord than in Base Orcadas.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord relative to Base Orcadas. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Base Orcadas 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) -19 (-34) -21 (-38) -15 (-27) -4 (-7) +9 (+15) +18 (+32) +20 (+37) +18 (+32) +9 (+16) -3 (-6) -10 (-17) -12 (-22) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -22 (-40) -17 (-31) -6 (-10) +8 (+14) +17 (+31) +20 (+37) +18 (+32) +9 (+15) -3 (-5) -12 (-21) -17 (-31) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -23 (-42) -19 (-35) -7 (-13) +8 (+14) +16 (+29) +20 (+36) +17 (+31) +9 (+17) -3 (-5) -13 (-23) -17 (-31) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -39 (-2) -71 (-3) -71 (-3) -65 (-3) -58 (-2) -40 (-2) -23 (-1) -24 (-1) -31 (-1) -36 (-1) -34 (-1) -42 (-2) -533 (-21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -14h 36' -8h 00' -1h 24' +5h 23' +12h 12' +18h 04' +14h 59' +8h 01' +1h 12' -5h 35' -12h 24' -18h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -45.7 -27.1 -5.5 +17.7 +34.2 +40.4 +34.4 +17.7 -5.1 -27.8 -46 -52.6   -5.6

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