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Pituffik/ Thule Air Base vs Salima Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland and Salima, Malawi is approximately 11,838 km or 7,356 mi.
  • To reach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base in this distance one would set out from Salima bearing 346.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 260.2° or W .
  • Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Salima has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The annual mean temperature is 35.2 °C (63.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23 °C (41.4°F) more in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1142.5 mm (45 in) less which is equivalent to 1142.5 l/m² (28.04 US gal/ft²) or 11,425,000 l/ha (1,221,408 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 57.9° lower in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base than in Salima.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 33.2°C (59.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Pituffik/ Thule Air Base relative to Salima. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Salima 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) -48 (-87) -50 (-89) -50 (-89) -42 (-75) -30 (-55) -22 (-40) -19 (-33) -22 (-39) -30 (-54) -39 (-71) -45 (-81) -48 (-87) -37 (-67)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -48 (-87) -49 (-89) -49 (-88) -42 (-75) -28 (-51) -19 (-35) -16 (-29) -18 (-33) -26 (-46) -36 (-65) -44 (-78) -47 (-85) -35 (-63)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -48 (-87) -50 (-89) -49 (-89) -42 (-75) -27 (-48) -17 (-30) -14 (-25) -15 (-28) -23 (-41) -34 (-61) -42 (-76) -47 (-85) -34 (-61)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -333 (-13) -260 (-10) -250 (-10) -87 (-3) -4 (0) +5 (+0) +16 (+1) +24 (+1) +18 (+1) +6 (+0) -34 (-1) -242 (-10) -1143 (-45)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -12h 42' -10h 16' -1h 33' +6h 45' +12h 38' +12h 47' +12h 43' +10h 10' +1h 19' -7h 03' -12h 38' -12h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -89.6 -82.1 -62 -38.9 -22.2 -15.9 -21.9 -38.7 -61.4 -82.3 -89.5 -90.2   -57.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -16 -19 -14 -11 -5 +6 +10 +15 +14 +15 +5 -8   -0.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -48.8 (-88) -50.5 (-91) -49.4 (-89) -41.6 (-75) -27.2 (-49) -16.6 (-30) -13.1 (-24) -13.7 (-25) -20.6 (-37) -30.2 (-54) -39.7 (-71) -46.4 (-84) -33.2 (-60)

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