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Pituffik/ Thule Air Base vs Essaouira Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland and Essaouira, Morocco is approximately 5,822 km or 3,618 mi.
  • To reach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base in this distance one would set out from Essaouira bearing 345.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 292.7° or WNW .
  • Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Essaouira has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The average temperature is 28.5 °C (51.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 24 °C (43.2°F) more in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 216.6 mm (8.5 in) less which is equivalent to 216.6 l/m² (5.32 US gal/ft²) or 2,166,000 l/ha (231,560 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44.9° lower in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base than in Essaouira.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -38 (-68) -40 (-71) -40 (-72) -33 (-59) -23 (-41) -17 (-31) -15 (-26) -16 (-28) -22 (-39) -29 (-52) -34 (-61) -37 (-66) -28 (-51)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -46 (-2) -31 (-1) -36 (-1) -29 (-1) -2 (0) +5 (+0) +16 (+1) +23 (+1) +15 (+1) -13 (-1) -63 (-2) -57 (-2) -217 (-9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -10h 11' -8h 41' -1h 15' +5h 40' +10h 23' +9h 58' +10h 10' +8h 36' +1h 04' -5h 55' -10h 22' -9h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -44.9 -44.6 -44.9 -44.9 -44.9 -45 -44.9 -45 -45 -44.7 -44.9 -45   -44.9

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