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Pituffik/ Thule Air Base vs Acapulco Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland and Acapulco, Mexico is approximately 6,880 km or 4,275 mi.
  • To reach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base in this distance one would set out from Acapulco bearing 7.8° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 34° or NE .
  • Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Acapulco has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Acapulco is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 38.7 °C (69.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 27.1 °C (48.8°F) more in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1263 mm (49.7 in) less which is equivalent to 1263 l/m² (31 US gal/ft²) or 12,630,000 l/ha (1,350,231 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • There are 1168 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base. In whichever way circa 3h 13' less per day or about 3/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 57.3° lower in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base than in Acapulco.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 38.9°C (70°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Pituffik/ Thule Air Base relative to Acapulco. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Acapulco 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) -50 (-90) -52 (-94) -51 (-92) -45 (-80) -35 (-63) -28 (-51) -25 (-46) -26 (-47) -31 (-57) -39 (-70) -45 (-81) -49 (-89) -40 (-72)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -50 (-89) -51 (-92) -51 (-91) -44 (-79) -34 (-61) -27 (-48) -24 (-43) -25 (-44) -30 (-53) -38 (-68) -44 (-79) -48 (-87) -39 (-70)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -48 (-87) -50 (-89) -49 (-88) -43 (-77) -32 (-58) -25 (-45) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -28 (-51) -37 (-66) -43 (-78) -47 (-84) -37 (-67)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -3 (0) +5 (+0) +2 (+0) +1 (+0) -21 (-1) -264 (-10) -193 (-8) -288 (-11) -323 (-13) -133 (-5) -40 (-2) -6 (0) -1263 (-50)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) +4.5 (+16) +3.5 (+11) +3.5 (+12) +3 (+10) -8 ( -27) -9 ( -29) -8 ( -26) -11 ( -37) -3 ( -10) +6 (+20) +5 (+16)   -11.5 ( -3)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -8h 44' -9h 12' -4h 48' +2h 06' +2h 48' +2h 54' +1h 44' +0h 01' -1h 16' -6h 32' -8h 56' -8h 44'   -3h 13'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -11h 07' -9h 16' -1h 21' +6h 03' +11h 13' +11h 01' +11h 06' +9h 10' +1h 10' -6h 20' -11h 12' -11h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -59.7 -59.4 -59.7 -59.8 -52.6 -46.4 -52.2 -59.6 -59.6 -59.2 -59.6 -59.7   -57.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -13 -13 -11 -14 -12 -8 -6 -6 -12 -11 -12 -11   -10.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -49.7 (-89) -50.9 (-92) -50.1 (-90) -44.5 (-80) -34.2 (-62) -27.2 (-49) -24.3 (-44) -24.9 (-45) -30.5 (-55) -38.1 (-69) -44.3 (-80) -48.2 (-87) -38.9 (-70)

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