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Pituffik/ Thule Air Base vs Ekimcan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland and Ekimcan, Russia is approximately 5,520 km or 3,430 mi.
  • To reach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base in this distance one would set out from Ekimcan bearing 6.5° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 163.1° or SSE .
  • Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Ekimcan has a boreal subarctic climate with dry winters (Dwc).
  • Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Ekimcan is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 5.8 °C (10.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.2 °C (34.6°F) less in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to hypercontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 522.9 mm (20.6 in) less which is equivalent to 522.9 l/m² (12.83 US gal/ft²) or 5,229,000 l/ha (559,015 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.3° lower in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base than in Ekimcan.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Pituffik/ Thule Air Base relative to Ekimcan. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Ekimcan vs Pituffik/ Thule Air Base.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +0 (+1) -11 (-19) -15 (-27) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -6 (-12) +2 (+4) +8 (+15) -6 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -2 (0) +0 (+0) -8 (0) -35 (-1) -60 (-2) -80 (-3) -127 (-5) -107 (-4) -58 (-2) -27 (-1) -14 (-1) -6 (0) -523 (-21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 55' -7h 20' -1h 01' +4h 44' +8h 24' +7h 23' +7h 51' +7h 14' +0h 52' -4h 58' -8h 21' -7h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.3 -23 -23.2 -23.2 -23.3 -23.5 -23.5 -23.6 -23.6 -23.3 -23.5 -23.4   -23.3

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