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

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  • The distance between Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland and El Tor, Egypt is approximately 7,277 km or 4,522 mi.
  • To reach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base in this distance one would set out from El Tor bearing 345.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 251.1° or WSW .
  • Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET) whereas El Tor has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome whereas El Tor is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 34.4 °C (62°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.2 °C (29.2°F) more in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 117 mm (4.6 in) more which is equivalent to 117 l/m² (2.87 US gal/ft²) or 1,170,000 l/ha (125,081 US gal/ac) more. About 17 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 48.2° lower in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base than in El Tor.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 30.1°C (54.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -39 (-71) -42 (-75) -44 (-79) -40 (-73) -32 (-57) -26 (-48) -24 (-44) -25 (-46) -29 (-53) -34 (-62) -37 (-67) -39 (-70) -34 (-62)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +6 (+0) +6 (+0) +4 (+0) +6 (+0) +7 (+0) +7 (+0) +16 (+1) +24 (+1) +18 (+1) +11 (+0) +9 (+0) +3 (+0) +117 (+5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -10h 25' -8h 50' -1h 17' +5h 46' +10h 36' +10h 14' +10h 24' +8h 44' +1h 06' -6h 01' -10h 35' -10h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -48.2 -47.8 -48.1 -48.2 -48.2 -48.3 -48.2 -48.4 -48.3 -48 -48.3 -48.3   -48.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +11 +12 +10 +7 +7 +12 +12 +9 +3 +8 +8 +12   +9.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -34.2 (-62) -35.9 (-65) -38.7 (-70) -35.9 (-65) -27.6 (-50) -21.8 (-39) -20.3 (-37) -22 (-40) -26.8 (-48) -30.4 (-55) -33.1 (-60) -33.9 (-61) -30.1 (-54)

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