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Pituffik/ Thule Air Base vs Quesnel, Bc Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland and Quesnel, Bc, Canada is approximately 3,415 km or 2,122 mi.
  • To reach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base in this distance one would set out from Quesnel, Bc bearing 21.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 71.8° or ENE .
  • Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Quesnel, Bc has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Quesnel, Bc is in or near the boreal desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 16.1 °C (29°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.5 °C (6.3°F) more in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 414.7 mm (16.3 in) less which is equivalent to 414.7 l/m² (10.18 US gal/ft²) or 4,147,000 l/ha (443,342 US gal/ac) less. About 2/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.4° lower in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base than in Quesnel, Bc.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Pituffik/ Thule Air Base relative to Quesnel, Bc. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Quesnel, Bc 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) -14 (-26) -22 (-39) -27 (-48) -26 (-46) -21 (-37) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -15 (-27) -14 (-26) -19 (-34)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-26) -20 (-37) -25 (-45) -23 (-41) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -16 (-29)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-24) -19 (-34) -23 (-41) -20 (-35) -12 (-21) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -9 (-15) -13 (-23) -14 (-26) -14 (-24) -13 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -45 (-2) -23 (-1) -24 (-1) -17 (-1) -36 (-1) -50 (-2) -43 (-2) -32 (-1) -31 (-1) -38 (-1) -36 (-1) -41 (-2) -415 (-16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 55' -7h 20' -1h 01' +4h 44' +8h 25' +7h 24' +7h 52' +7h 14' +0h 52' -4h 58' -8h 22' -7h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.5 -23.3 -23.5 -23.5 -23.5 -23.5 -23.4 -23.4 -23.4 -23.1 -23.4 -23.5   -23.4

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