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Pituffik/ Thule Air Base vs Adelaide, South Australia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland and Adelaide, South Australia, Australia is approximately 15,191 km or 9,440 mi.
  • To reach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base in this distance one would set out from Adelaide, South Australia bearing 8.9° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 146.9° or SSE .
  • Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Adelaide, South Australia has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Adelaide, South Australia is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 27.6 °C (49.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.3 °C (32.9°F) more in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 323.5 mm (12.7 in) less which is equivalent to 323.5 l/m (7.94 US gal/ft) or 3,235,000 l/ha (345,843 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • There are 846 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base. In whichever way circa 2h 20' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 40.7° lower in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base than in Adelaide, South Australia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 19.9°C (35.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Pituffik/ Thule Air Base relative to Adelaide, South Australia. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Adelaide, South Australia 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) -47 (-84) -49 (-87) -46 (-82) -35 (-63) -21 (-38) -12 (-21) -8 (-14) -10 (-17) -17 (-31) -28 (-50) -37 (-66) -44 (-78) -29 (-53)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -45 (-81) -47 (-84) -44 (-79) -34 (-61) -20 (-35) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -15 (-27) -26 (-46) -35 (-63) -42 (-75) -28 (-50)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -43 (-77) -44 (-80) -42 (-76) -33 (-59) -18 (-33) -8 (-15) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -13 (-23) -23 (-42) -33 (-59) -39 (-71) -26 (-46)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -13 (-1) -14 (-1) -18 (-1) -32 (-1) -50 (-2) -43 (-2) -51 (-2) -27 (-1) -23 (-1) -25 (-1) -13 (0) -17 (-1) -324 (-13)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) +1 (+4) -1 ( -3) -6 ( -20) -8 ( -26) -11 ( -37) -10 ( -32) -10 ( -32) -7 ( -23) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0)   -58 ( -16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -10h 00' -9h 07' -3h 40' +3h 48' +5h 15' +5h 24' +4h 23' +2h 00' -2h 04' -6h 13' -8h 30' -9h 23'   -2h 20'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -14h 03' -11h 06' -1h 42' +7h 20' +13h 49' +14h 18' +14h 05' +11h 00' +1h 27' -7h 39' -13h 51' -14h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -81.1 -62.2 -41 -17.8 -1.1 +5.3 -0.7 -17.4 -40.2 -62.5 -81.1 -88.4   -40.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +33 +30 +26 +16 +8 +5 +8 +14 +19 +26 +30 +34   +20.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -31.6 (-57) -34 (-61) -33.5 (-60) -27.3 (-49) -16.1 (-29) -8.3 (-15) -4.4 (-8) -4.4 (-8) -9.3 (-17) -17.1 (-31) -23.9 (-43) -28.9 (-52) -19.9 (-36)

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