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PiteŚ vs Pituffik/ Thule Air Base Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between PiteŚ, Sweden and Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland is approximately 3,109 km or 1,932 mi.
  • To reach PiteŚ in this distance one would set out from Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 63° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach PiteŚ bearing 150.2° or SSE .
  • PiteŚ has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET).
  • PiteŚ is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 13.5 °C (24.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.7 °C (4.9°F) less in PiteŚ. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 393 mm (15.5 in) more which is equivalent to 393 l/m² (9.65 US gal/ft²) or 3,930,000 l/ha (420,143 US gal/ac) more. About 4 1/6 as much.
  • There are 148 more hours of sunlight per year in PiteŚ. In whichever way circa 0h 24' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.2° higher in PiteŚ than in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.3°C (24°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +15 (+26) +19 (+34) +18 (+32) +14 (+24) +13 (+23) +14 (+24) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +15 (+27) +14 (+26)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +15 (+26) +18 (+33) +18 (+32) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +12 (+21) +11 (+19) +11 (+19) +13 (+23) +14 (+24) +15 (+27) +13 (+24)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +14 (+26) +17 (+30) +17 (+31) +11 (+19) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +13 (+23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +31 (+1) +19 (+1) +19 (+1) +22 (+1) +23 (+1) +40 (+2) +34 (+1) +44 (+2) +51 (+2) +36 (+1) +38 (+1) +36 (+1) +393 (+15)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +8 (+28) +5 (+16) +6 (+20) +3 (+10) +7 (+23) +6 (+19) +6 (+19) +6 (+20) +5 (+16) +7 (+23) +9 (+29)   +78 (+21)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 46' +1h 35' +0h 44' -2h 50' -1h 23' +0h 28' +1h 15' -0h 17' +0h 54' +2h 17' +1h 08' +0h 15'   +0h 24'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 25' +5h 36' +0h 43' -3h 36' -5h 34' -2h 56' -4h 15' -5h 29' -0h 37' +3h 47' +5h 28' +2h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +11.3 +10.9 +11.1 +11.1 +11.1 +11.2 +11.2 +11.3 +11.3 +11 +11.4 +11.5   +11.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +18 +16 +8 +4 -7 -12 -10 -7 +0 +8 +20 +16   +4.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +16 (+29) +16.5 (+30) +18.8 (+34) +17.5 (+32) +9.5 (+17) +7.4 (+13) +9.2 (+17) +8.7 (+16) +9.7 (+17) +13.3 (+24) +16.2 (+29) +17 (+31) +13.3 (+24)

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