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Pituffik/ Thule Air Base vs Esk Forest Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland and Esk Forest, New Zealand is approximately 14,861 km or 9,235 mi.
  • To reach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base in this distance one would set out from Esk Forest bearing 17° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 103.2° or ESE .
  • Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Esk Forest has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Esk Forest is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The average temperature is 23.3 °C (41.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.2 °C (34.6°F) more in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1578.2 mm (62.1 in) less which is equivalent to 1578.2 l/m² (38.73 US gal/ft²) or 15,782,000 l/ha (1,687,201 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 36.5° lower in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base than in Esk Forest.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -40 (-73) -41 (-74) -40 (-71) -30 (-53) -16 (-28) -6 (-11) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -11 (-20) -22 (-39) -30 (-54) -37 (-67) -23 (-42)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -102 (-4) -118 (-5) -172 (-7) -145 (-6) -127 (-5) -168 (-7) -146 (-6) -139 (-5) -136 (-5) -98 (-4) -82 (-3) -146 (-6) -1578 (-62)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -14h 25' -11h 19' -1h 44' +7h 29' +14h 08' +14h 42' +14h 27' +11h 14' +1h 29' -7h 48' -14h 10' -14h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -76.9 -58 -36.7 -13.5 +3.2 +9.6 +3.7 -13.1 -35.8 -58.2 -76.9 -84.1   -36.5

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