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PiteŚ vs Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between PiteŚ, Sweden and Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn, Greenland is approximately 2,960 km or 1,839 mi.
  • To reach PiteŚ in this distance one would set out from Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn bearing 62.8° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach PiteŚ bearing 130.9° or SE .
  • PiteŚ has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual mean temperature is 6.3 °C (11.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4 °C (7.2°F) more in PiteŚ. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 254 mm (10 in) more which is equivalent to 254 l/m² (6.23 US gal/ft²) or 2,540,000 l/ha (271,543 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • There are 60 fewer hours of sunlight per year in PiteŚ. In whichever way circa 0h 09' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.9° higher in PiteŚ than in Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +7 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) +6 (+11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +6 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +27 (+1) +12 (+0) +10 (+0) +13 (+1) +12 (+0) +28 (+1) +18 (+1) +36 (+1) +28 (+1) +16 (+1) +27 (+1) +27 (+1) +254 (+10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +4 (+13) +4 (+14) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +5 (+17) +5 (+16) +4 (+13) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +6 (+19)   +33 (+9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 46' +0h 42' +0h 15' -0h 32' -1h 01' -0h 46' -0h 07' -2h 34' -0h 06' +0h 29' +0h 46' +0h 15'   -0h 09'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 11' +1h 04' +0h 09' -0h 39' -2h 32' -2h 56' -3h 15' -1h 05' -0h 08' +0h 41' +2h 36' +2h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +3.7 +3.8 +3.8 +3.8 +3.8 +3.9 +3.9 +4 +4 +3.9 +3.7 +4.1   +3.9

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