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Pituffik/ Thule Air Base vs El Cercado Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland and El Cercado, Dominican Republic is approximately 6,431 km or 3,996 mi.
  • To reach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base in this distance one would set out from El Cercado bearing 0.8° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 3.1° or N .
  • Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET) whereas El Cercado 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 El Cercado is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 34.1 °C (61.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 25 °C (45°F) more in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 991.2 mm (39 in) less which is equivalent to 991.2 l/m² (24.33 US gal/ft²) or 9,912,000 l/ha (1,059,659 US gal/ac) less. About 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 56.3° lower in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base than in El Cercado.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Pituffik/ Thule Air Base relative to El Cercado. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of El Cercado 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) -50 (-89) -50 (-90) -44 (-78) -33 (-59) -27 (-48) -24 (-44) -25 (-45) -30 (-55) -37 (-66) -42 (-75) -45 (-82) -38 (-68)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -44 (-79) -46 (-83) -47 (-84) -40 (-73) -29 (-52) -23 (-41) -20 (-36) -21 (-37) -26 (-46) -33 (-60) -39 (-69) -42 (-76) -34 (-61)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -40 (-72) -42 (-76) -43 (-77) -37 (-66) -26 (-46) -19 (-33) -16 (-28) -16 (-28) -21 (-38) -30 (-53) -35 (-64) -39 (-69) -30 (-54)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -7 (0) -14 (-1) -39 (-2) -115 (-5) -184 (-7) -76 (-3) -63 (-2) -115 (-5) -143 (-6) -152 (-6) -71 (-3) -12 (0) -991 (-39)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -11h 00' -9h 12' -1h 21' +6h 01' +11h 07' +10h 53' +10h 59' +9h 06' +1h 09' -6h 17' -11h 06' -10h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -57.7 -57.4 -57.7 -57.8 -54.5 -48.4 -53.8 -57.7 -57.7 -57.3 -57.6 -57.8   -56.3

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