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Pituffik/ Thule Air Base vs Abu Dhabi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates is approximately 8,163 km or 5,072 mi.
  • To reach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base in this distance one would set out from Abu Dhabi bearing 348.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 232.5° or SW .
  • Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Abu Dhabi has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Abu Dhabi is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 37.9 °C (68.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.7 °C (22.9°F) more in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 35.1 mm (1.4 in) more which is equivalent to 35.1 l/m˛ (0.86 US gal/ft˛) or 351,000 l/ha (37,524 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 51.9° lower in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base than in Abu Dhabi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 34.3°C (61.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -41 (-74) -44 (-78) -46 (-83) -43 (-78) -36 (-65) -31 (-55) -30 (-53) -31 (-55) -34 (-61) -38 (-69) -41 (-73) -42 (-75) -38 (-68)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) -36 (-1) -21 (-1) -1 (0) +7 (+0) +7 (+0) +16 (+1) +24 (+1) +18 (+1) +12 (+0) +8 (+0) -1 (0) +35 (+1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -10h 40' -8h 59' -1h 18' +5h 52' +10h 49' +10h 30' +10h 38' +8h 53' +1h 07' -6h 08' -10h 48' -10h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -51.9 -51.6 -51.9 -51.9 -51.9 -52 -51.9 -52.1 -52.1 -51.8 -52 -52   -51.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5 -4 +1 +6 +11 +12 +15 +14 +8 +6 +0 -1   +5.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -39.8 (-72) -41.8 (-75) -43.1 (-78) -38.6 (-69) -30.3 (-55) -25.7 (-46) -24.5 (-44) -25.6 (-46) -29.8 (-54) -34.6 (-62) -38.3 (-69) -39.4 (-71) -34.3 (-62)

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