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Pituffik/ Thule Air Base vs Zyryanka Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland and Zyryanka, Russia is approximately 3,961 km or 2,461 mi.
  • To reach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base in this distance one would set out from Zyryanka bearing 14.8° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 153.2° or SSE .
  • Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Zyryanka has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Zyryanka is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 0 °C (0°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22.3 °C (40.1°F) less in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to hypercontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 142 mm (5.6 in) less which is equivalent to 142 l/m² (3.49 US gal/ft²) or 1,420,000 l/ha (151,807 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 426 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base. In whichever way circa 1h 10' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.8° lower in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base than in Zyryanka.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.7°C (1.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +9 (+16) +2 (+3) -5 (-9) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -8 (-14) -5 (-10) +1 (+2) +12 (+21) +14 (+25) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -16 (-1) -9 (0) -6 (0) -1 (0) -5 (0) -22 (-1) -31 (-1) -13 (-1) -10 (0) -9 (0) -11 (0) -10 (0) -142 (-6)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -15 ( -48) -11 ( -39) -7 ( -23) -4 ( -13) 0 ( 0) -5 ( -17) -6 ( -19) -6 ( -19) -4 ( -13) -8 ( -26) -10 ( -33) -11 ( -35)   -87 ( -24)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 17' -2h 15' -2h 46' -0h 04' -1h 11' -1h 58' -0h 48' -0h 34' -1h 18' -1h 48' -0h 58' -0h 03'   -1h 10'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 10' -5h 30' -0h 42' +3h 32' +5h 24' +2h 32' +3h 59' +5h 24' +0h 36' -3h 43' -5h 17' -2h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -10.8 -10.4 -10.5 -10.6 -10.6 -10.8 -10.9 -11 -11 -10.8 -11 -11.1   -10.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -13 -14 -9 -7 +2 +7 +1 -2 -7 -14 -15 -11   -6.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +10.9 (+20) +6.8 (+12) +0.1 (+0) -5.9 (-11) -7.7 (-14) -9.4 (-17) -10.1 (-18) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -0.7 (-1) +9.3 (+17) +12 (+22) -0.7 (-1)

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