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Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord vs Pituffik/ Thule Air Base Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord, Greenland and Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland is approximately 1,219 km or 757 mi.
  • To reach Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord in this distance one would set out from Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 140.7° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord bearing 157.8° or SSE .
  • Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Both are in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 5.6 °C (10.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.8 °C (5°F) more in Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord. The continentality subtype is truly continental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 5 mm (0.2 in) more which is equivalent to 5 l/m² (0.12 US gal/ft²) or 50,000 l/ha (5,345 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 12 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord. In whichever way circa 0h 01' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.5° higher in Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord than in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6°C (10.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord relative to Pituffik/ Thule Air Base. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Pituffik/ Thule Air Base 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) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +9 (+15) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +6 (+12) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +6 (+11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +4 (+6) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +6 (+12) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +4 (+6) +5 (+8) +6 (+10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +7 (+12) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -1 (0) -3 (0) -2 (0) +2 (+0) -2 (0) +5 (+0) +6 (+0) +4 (+0) -1 (0) +0 (+0) +1 (+0) -4 (0) +5 (+0)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 11' +1h 52' +1h 23' -2h 18' -2h 17' -1h 10' -0h 54' +0h 19' +0h 14' +1h 46' +0h 34' -0h 00'   -0h 01'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 08' +5h 12' +0h 39' -3h 21' -4h 46' -0h 30' -2h 51' -5h 05' -0h 34' +3h 31' +4h 39' +0h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +9.7 +9.3 +9.5 +9.5 +9.5 +9.5 +9.5 +9.5 +9.5 +9.3 +9.7 +10   +9.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +13 +15 +13 +11 +1 -7 -7 -5 +0 +7 +9 +11   +5.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +6 (+11) +5.6 (+10) +8.8 (+16) +10.4 (+19) +7.3 (+13) +5.3 (+10) +4.7 (+8) +3.9 (+7) +4.2 (+8) +4.7 (+8) +4.9 (+9) +6 (+11) +6 (+11)

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