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Pituffik/ Thule Air Base vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland and Accra, Ghana is approximately 8,858 km or 5,504 mi.
  • To reach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 347.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 289.6° or WNW .
  • Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Accra 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 Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 37.7 °C (67.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 25.2 °C (45.4°F) more in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 663 mm (26.1 in) less which is equivalent to 663 l/m (16.27 US gal/ft) or 6,630,000 l/ha (708,791 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • There are 707 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base. In whichever way circa 1h 57' less per day or about 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 60.8° lower in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 38.7°C (69.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Pituffik/ Thule Air Base relative to Accra. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Accra 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) -51 (-92) -53 (-95) -52 (-94) -45 (-81) -34 (-60) -25 (-45) -20 (-35) -21 (-37) -28 (-51) -37 (-66) -44 (-79) -49 (-88) -38 (-69)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -51 (-91) -52 (-94) -52 (-94) -45 (-81) -33 (-59) -25 (-44) -20 (-36) -20 (-36) -27 (-49) -36 (-64) -44 (-78) -49 (-87) -38 (-68)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -50 (-90) -51 (-93) -52 (-93) -45 (-81) -32 (-57) -24 (-43) -20 (-36) -19 (-35) -26 (-47) -35 (-63) -43 (-78) -48 (-86) -37 (-67)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -10 (0) -31 (-1) -69 (-3) -76 (-3) -138 (-5) -186 (-7) -33 (-1) +8 (+0) -22 (-1) -68 (-3) -28 (-1) -10 (0) -663 (-26)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +3 (+11) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10) -6 ( -19) -10 ( -33) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -7) -2 ( -6) +3 (+10) +4 (+13)   -14 ( -4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 54' -7h 09' -3h 03' +2h 42' +3h 15' +4h 42' +4h 03' +2h 11' -1h 28' -6h 13' -8h 00' -7h 36'   -1h 57'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -11h 42' -9h 38' -1h 26' +6h 19' +11h 44' +11h 40' +11h 42' +9h 32' +1h 13' -6h 36' -11h 44' -11h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -70.7 -70.3 -70.5 -58.2 -41.6 -35.3 -41.2 -58 -70.6 -70.3 -70.7 -70.9   -60.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -15 -14 -14 -18 -19 -16 -14 -11 -13 -14 -14 -12   -14.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -51.2 (-92) -52.2 (-94) -52.3 (-94) -46.2 (-83) -34.6 (-62) -26.5 (-48) -22 (-40) -21.6 (-39) -28.3 (-51) -36.8 (-66) -44.3 (-80) -48.6 (-87) -38.7 (-70)

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