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Hororata vs Pituffik/ Thule Air Base Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Hororata, New Zealand and Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland is approximately 15,436 km or 9,592 mi.
  • To reach Hororata in this distance one would set out from Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 286.3° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Hororata bearing 198° or SSW .
  • Hororata has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Hororata is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 22.2 °C (40°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.6 °C (31.7°F) less in Hororata. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 657.5 mm (25.9 in) more which is equivalent to 657.5 l/m² (16.14 US gal/ft²) or 6,575,000 l/ha (702,911 US gal/ac) more. About 6 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 32.2° higher in Hororata than in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Hororata 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 Hororata.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +40 (+72) +41 (+74) +39 (+70) +29 (+51) +14 (+25) +4 (+7) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +11 (+19) +21 (+37) +30 (+53) +37 (+66) +22 (+40)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +62 (+2) +53 (+2) +66 (+3) +62 (+2) +65 (+3) +48 (+2) +53 (+2) +48 (+2) +34 (+1) +57 (+2) +52 (+2) +59 (+2) +658 (+26)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +14h 50' +11h 34' +1h 47' -7h 39' -14h 30' -15h 10' -14h 52' -11h 29' -1h 32' +7h 59' +14h 32' +15h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +72.6 +53.7 +32.4 +9.2 -7.4 -13.8 -8 +8.8 +31.5 +54 +72.6 +79.8   +32.2

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