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Pituffik/ Thule Air Base vs Albuquerque, New Mexico Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland and Albuquerque, New Mexico, Usa is approximately 4,988 km or 3,100 mi.
  • To reach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base in this distance one would set out from Albuquerque, New Mexico bearing 11.7° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 45.4° or NE .
  • Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Albuquerque, New Mexico has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Albuquerque, New Mexico is in or near the cool temperate desert scrub biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 24.6 °C (44.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.6 °C (8.3°F) more in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 101.6 mm (4 in) less which is equivalent to 101.6 l/m² (2.49 US gal/ft²) or 1,016,000 l/ha (108,617 US gal/ac) less. About 5/9 as much.
  • There are 1790 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base. In whichever way circa 4h 55' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 41.4° lower in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base than in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • Relative humidity levels are 30.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.4°C (25.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Pituffik/ Thule Air Base relative to Albuquerque, New Mexico. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Albuquerque, New Mexico 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) -27 (-49) -33 (-59) -36 (-66) -34 (-62) -29 (-52) -28 (-50) -26 (-47) -26 (-46) -27 (-49) -28 (-51) -27 (-49) -26 (-48) -29 (-52)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-44) -29 (-52) -32 (-58) -30 (-54) -24 (-42) -22 (-39) -21 (-38) -21 (-37) -22 (-40) -24 (-43) -23 (-42) -23 (-42) -25 (-44)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -25 (-46) -28 (-50) -25 (-45) -18 (-32) -15 (-28) -16 (-29) -15 (-28) -17 (-30) -19 (-34) -20 (-35) -20 (-36) -20 (-36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -5 (0) -6 (0) -10 (0) -7 (0) -6 (0) -8 (0) -19 (-1) -18 (-1) -7 (0) -11 (0) -1 (0) -5 (0) -102 (-4)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) +1 (+4) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6) +4 (+13) +2 (+6)   +3 (+1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -7h 05' -7h 47' -4h 52' -0h 20' -0h 54' -2h 40' -1h 56' -3h 05' -6h 14' -8h 11' -8h 26' -7h 27'   -4h 55'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 55' -8h 32' -1h 13' +5h 33' +10h 09' +9h 41' +9h 53' +8h 26' +1h 03' -5h 48' -10h 08' -9h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -41.4 -41.2 -41.5 -41.5 -41.4 -41.5 -41.4 -41.4 -41.3 -41.1 -41.4 -41.5   -41.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15 +21 +30 +35 +37 +46 +38 +34 +34 +32 +26 +18   +30.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -20.3 (-37) -22.5 (-41) -22.5 (-41) -17 (-31) -9.3 (-17) -4.3 (-8) -8.5 (-15) -9.9 (-18) -10.5 (-19) -13.4 (-24) -15.8 (-28) -18.7 (-34) -14.4 (-26)

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