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

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  • The distance between Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland and El Arish, Egypt is approximately 6,973 km or 4,333 mi.
  • To reach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base in this distance one would set out from El Arish bearing 345.2° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 250.2° or WSW .
  • Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET) whereas El Arish has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual mean temperature is 30.7 °C (55.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.6 °C (28.1°F) more in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 18 mm (0.7 in) more which is equivalent to 18 l/m² (0.44 US gal/ft²) or 180,000 l/ha (19,243 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 45.3° lower in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base than in El Arish.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 29.7°C (53.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -36 (-65) -38 (-68) -39 (-70) -35 (-64) -27 (-48) -23 (-41) -21 (-39) -22 (-40) -26 (-47) -32 (-57) -34 (-62) -36 (-64) -31 (-55)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -22 (-1) -10 (0) -9 (0) -5 (0) +6 (+0) +7 (+0) +16 (+1) +24 (+1) +18 (+1) +6 (+0) +1 (+0) -14 (-1) +18 (+1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -10h 13' -8h 43' -1h 15' +5h 41' +10h 25' +10h 01' +10h 12' +8h 37' +1h 05' -5h 56' -10h 24' -10h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -45.3 -45 -45.3 -45.3 -45.3 -45.5 -45.4 -45.5 -45.5 -45.1 -45.4 -45.4   -45.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7 -7 -8 -5 -5 +1 +1 +1 -4 -3 -4 -5   -3.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -35.2 (-63) -36.9 (-66) -38.5 (-69) -34.2 (-62) -25.8 (-46) -21.2 (-38) -20.3 (-37) -21.2 (-38) -25.3 (-46) -30.4 (-55) -33.2 (-60) -34.5 (-62) -29.7 (-53)

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