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Pituffik/ Thule Air Base vs Urfa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland and Urfa, Turkey is approximately 6,440 km or 4,002 mi.
  • To reach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base in this distance one would set out from Urfa bearing 344.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 243.8° or WSW .
  • Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Urfa has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Urfa is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average temperature is 29.3 °C (52.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3 °C (5.4°F) more in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 358.1 mm (14.1 in) less which is equivalent to 358.1 l/m² (8.79 US gal/ft²) or 3,581,000 l/ha (382,833 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.3° lower in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base than in Urfa.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Pituffik/ Thule Air Base relative to Urfa. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Urfa 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) -29 (-51) -32 (-58) -36 (-65) -35 (-62) -31 (-55) -30 (-54) -31 (-55) -32 (-57) -33 (-59) -33 (-59) -32 (-57) -29 (-53) -32 (-57)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-51) -31 (-57) -35 (-63) -33 (-59) -27 (-49) -26 (-47) -27 (-48) -27 (-49) -28 (-51) -30 (-53) -29 (-52) -29 (-52) -29 (-53)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-52) -31 (-56) -34 (-61) -31 (-56) -24 (-42) -21 (-37) -22 (-39) -22 (-39) -24 (-43) -27 (-49) -28 (-51) -29 (-52) -27 (-48)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -79 (-3) -68 (-3) -67 (-3) -45 (-2) -23 (-1) +4 (+0) +14 (+1) +21 (+1) +17 (+1) -21 (-1) -33 (-1) -79 (-3) -358 (-14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 45' -8h 25' -1h 12' +5h 29' +10h 00' +9h 29' +9h 43' +8h 20' +1h 02' -5h 44' -9h 59' -9h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -39.3 -39 -39.2 -39.3 -39.3 -39.4 -39.4 -39.4 -39.4 -39.1 -39.4 -39.4   -39.3

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