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Pituffik/ Thule Air Base vs Essendon Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland and Essendon, Australia is approximately 15,396 km or 9,567 mi.
  • To reach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base in this distance one would set out from Essendon bearing 11.2° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 138.6° or SE .
  • Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Essendon has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Essendon is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 25.5 °C (46°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.1 °C (32.6°F) more in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 470.9 mm (18.5 in) less which is equivalent to 470.9 l/m² (11.56 US gal/ft²) or 4,709,000 l/ha (503,423 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 38° lower in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base than in Essendon.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Pituffik/ Thule Air Base relative to Essendon. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Essendon 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) -45 (-81) -47 (-84) -44 (-79) -33 (-60) -18 (-33) -9 (-17) -5 (-10) -8 (-14) -16 (-28) -26 (-46) -35 (-62) -42 (-75) -27 (-49)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -43 (-78) -45 (-80) -42 (-76) -32 (-58) -17 (-31) -8 (-15) -4 (-8) -6 (-11) -13 (-23) -24 (-42) -32 (-58) -39 (-71) -26 (-46)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -41 (-73) -43 (-77) -40 (-73) -31 (-56) -16 (-29) -7 (-12) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -11 (-19) -21 (-38) -30 (-54) -37 (-66) -24 (-42)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -49 (-2) -37 (-1) -42 (-2) -48 (-2) -55 (-2) -26 (-1) -34 (-1) -28 (-1) -29 (-1) -40 (-2) -33 (-1) -50 (-2) -471 (-19)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -14h 17' -11h 14' -1h 43' +7h 25' +14h 01' +14h 33' +14h 19' +11h 09' +1h 29' -7h 45' -14h 03' -14h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -78.4 -59.4 -38.2 -15 +1.7 +8 +2.1 -14.6 -37.4 -59.8 -78.4 -85.6   -38

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