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PiteŚ vs Ammassalik Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between PiteŚ, Sweden and Ammassalik, Greenland is approximately 2,629 km or 1,633 mi.
  • To reach PiteŚ in this distance one would set out from Ammassalik bearing 63.3° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach PiteŚ bearing 117.9° or ESE .
  • PiteŚ has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Ammassalik has a tundra climate (ET).
  • PiteŚ is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Ammassalik is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 4 °C (7.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.9 °C (21.4°F) more in PiteŚ. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 467 mm (18.4 in) less which is equivalent to 467 l/m² (11.46 US gal/ft²) or 4,670,000 l/ha (499,254 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 343 more hours of sunlight per year in PiteŚ. In whichever way circa 0h 56' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.3° higher in PiteŚ than in Ammassalik.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2°C (3.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for PiteŚ relative to Ammassalik. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Ammassalik vs PiteŚ.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +6 (+12) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +6 (+12) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +4 (+8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) +2 (+4) +5 (+8) +6 (+11) +8 (+15) +10 (+18) +9 (+15) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +4 (+7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) +4 (+6) +4 (+8) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +5 (+8) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +3 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -81 (-3) -77 (-3) -75 (-3) -49 (-2) -33 (-1) -3 (0) +3 (+0) +2 (+0) -6 (0) -38 (-1) -48 (-2) -62 (-2) -467 (-18)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) +2 (+7) -2 ( -6) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) +3 (+10) +5 (+16) +4 (+13) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) +4 (+13)   +20 (+5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 44' +0h 25' +1h 17' +1h 28' +1h 03' +2h 14' +0h 48' +0h 09' +0h 42' +1h 25' +0h 42' +0h 15'   +0h 56'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 10' +0h 03' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 07' -0h 16' -0h 10' -0h 04' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 07' +0h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +0.3 +0.2 +0.2 +0.2 +0.3 +0.3 +0.3 +0.4 +0.4 +0.3 +0.4 +0.3   +0.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2 -1 -8 -13 -26 -26 -20 -17 -8 -2 +7 +5   -8.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -1.7 (-3) -2.4 (-4) +1 (+2) +2.3 (+4) +0.5 (+1) +2.7 (+5) +5.6 (+10) +4.8 (+9) +4.1 (+7) +3 (+5) +2.6 (+5) +1.4 (+3) +2 (+4)

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