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Pituffik/ Thule Air Base vs Aiken, Sc Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland and Aiken, Sc, Usa is approximately 4,778 km or 2,969 mi.
  • To reach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base in this distance one would set out from Aiken, Sc bearing 4.5° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 16.2° or NNE .
  • Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Aiken, Sc has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Aiken, Sc is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 28.7 °C (51.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.4 °C (16.9°F) more in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1171.7 mm (46.1 in) less which is equivalent to 1171.7 l/m² (28.76 US gal/ft²) or 11,717,000 l/ha (1,252,625 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42.4° lower in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base than in Aiken, Sc.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Pituffik/ Thule Air Base relative to Aiken, Sc. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Aiken, Sc 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) -33 (-59) -37 (-66) -41 (-74) -38 (-69) -32 (-57) -28 (-50) -26 (-47) -26 (-48) -29 (-53) -32 (-57) -33 (-60) -33 (-60) -32 (-58)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-55) -34 (-61) -38 (-68) -35 (-62) -27 (-49) -24 (-43) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -25 (-45) -28 (-50) -30 (-53) -30 (-55) -29 (-52)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-49) -30 (-54) -34 (-61) -31 (-55) -23 (-41) -19 (-35) -18 (-33) -19 (-33) -21 (-38) -23 (-42) -26 (-46) -27 (-48) -25 (-45)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -112 (-4) -108 (-4) -130 (-5) -91 (-4) -99 (-4) -123 (-5) -115 (-5) -111 (-4) -71 (-3) -60 (-2) -63 (-2) -88 (-3) -1172 (-46)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -10h 00' -8h 35' -1h 14' +5h 35' +10h 14' +9h 46' +9h 58' +8h 29' +1h 03' -5h 51' -10h 12' -9h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -42.5 -42.2 -42.5 -42.5 -42.5 -42.5 -42.4 -42.5 -42.4 -42.1 -42.4 -42.5   -42.4

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