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PiteŚ vs Narsarsuaq Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between PiteŚ, Sweden and Narsarsuaq, Greenland is approximately 3,219 km or 2,000 mi.
  • To reach PiteŚ in this distance one would set out from Narsarsuaq bearing 52.5° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach PiteŚ bearing 113.6° or ESE .
  • Both have a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • PiteŚ is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Narsarsuaq is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 1.3 °C (2.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.5 °C (17.1°F) more in PiteŚ. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 98 mm (3.9 in) less which is equivalent to 98 l/m² (2.41 US gal/ft²) or 980,000 l/ha (104,769 US gal/ac) less. About 5/6 as much.
  • There are 406 more hours of sunlight per year in PiteŚ. In whichever way circa 1h 06' more per day or about 1 2/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.1° lower in PiteŚ than in Narsarsuaq.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.6°C (2.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-6) -4 (-8) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +1 (+3) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +-1 (-1) -1 (-2) +1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +0 (+0) 0 (-1) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +0 (+1) +3 (+6) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) -8 (0) -15 (-1) -12 (0) -8 (0) -5 (0) -13 (-1) -3 (0) +2 (+0) -6 (0) -12 (0) -18 (-1) -98 (-4)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +4 (+13) +4 (+14) -1 ( -3) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6) +2 (+7) +5 (+16)   +22 (+6)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 15' -0h 10' +0h 58' +1h 02' +2h 44' +3h 38' +4h 17' +0h 48' +0h 52' +0h 13' -0h 26' -0h 27'   +1h 06'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 42' -0h 45' -0h 07' +0h 29' +1h 19' +2h 18' +1h 45' +0h 46' +0h 06' -0h 30' -1h 20' -2h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -4.1 -4.2 -4.2 -4.2 -4.2 -4.2 -4.1 -4 -4 -4.1 -4 -3.9   -4.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +17 +15 +5 +1 -9 -12 -13 -7 +0 +10 +20 +18   +3.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0 (+0) -1.4 (-3) +0.1 (+0) +0.8 (+1) -0.7 (-1) +1.2 (+2) +3.2 (+6) +3.5 (+6) +3.3 (+6) +3.8 (+7) +3.2 (+6) +2.4 (+4) +1.6 (+3)

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