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Pituffik/ Thule Air Base vs Aberdeen, Scotland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland and Aberdeen, Scotland, Uk is approximately 3,317 km or 2,061 mi.
  • To reach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base in this distance one would set out from Aberdeen, Scotland bearing 334.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 271.6° or W .
  • Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Aberdeen, Scotland has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Aberdeen, Scotland is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 19 °C (34.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.1 °C (32.6°F) more in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 660 mm (26 in) less which is equivalent to 660 l/m² (16.2 US gal/ft²) or 6,600,000 l/ha (705,584 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • There are 269 more hours of sunlight per year in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base. In whichever way circa 0h 43' more per day or about 1 1/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.3° lower in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base than in Aberdeen, Scotland.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 21.1°C (38.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Pituffik/ Thule Air Base relative to Aberdeen, Scotland. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Aberdeen, Scotland vs Pituffik/ Thule Air Base.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-44) -27 (-48) -28 (-51) -23 (-42) -16 (-28) -12 (-22) -10 (-19) -12 (-21) -15 (-27) -19 (-35) -21 (-38) -24 (-44) -19 (-35)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-47) -28 (-50) -29 (-51) -23 (-42) -15 (-26) -11 (-19) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -13 (-24) -19 (-34) -22 (-39) -25 (-45) -19 (-34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-48) -28 (-51) -29 (-52) -23 (-42) -14 (-25) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -12 (-21) -18 (-33) -22 (-40) -26 (-46) -19 (-33)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -76 (-3) -45 (-2) -54 (-2) -47 (-2) -52 (-2) -46 (-2) -44 (-2) -51 (-2) -50 (-2) -65 (-3) -65 (-3) -65 (-3) -660 (-26)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -16 ( -52) -11 ( -39) -11 ( -35) -11 ( -37) -9 ( -29) -10 ( -33) -12 ( -39) -9 ( -29) -10 ( -33) -11 ( -35) -12 ( -40) -12 ( -39)   -134 ( -37)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 48' -2h 41' +0h 36' +4h 52' +4h 11' +3h 24' +3h 32' +2h 23' -0h 06' -2h 15' -2h 00' -1h 30'   +0h 43'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 08' -6h 54' -0h 56' +4h 27' +7h 45' +6h 29' +7h 04' +6h 48' +0h 48' -4h 40' -7h 41' -6h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19.3 -19 -19.2 -19.3 -19.2 -19.4 -19.3 -19.4 -19.3 -19.1 -19.4 -19.4   -19.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -24 -21 -21 -19 -19 -12 -12 -12 -15 -17 -22 -22   -18
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -28.6 (-51) -29.6 (-53) -30.7 (-55) -25.3 (-46) -17 (-31) -12.1 (-22) -11.2 (-20) -11.6 (-21) -15.2 (-27) -20.7 (-37) -24.2 (-44) -27.5 (-50) -21.1 (-38)

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