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Taiaroa Head vs Pituffik/ Thule Air Base Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Taiaroa Head, New Zealand and Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland is approximately 15,700 km or 9,756 mi.
  • To reach Taiaroa Head in this distance one would set out from Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 286.5° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Taiaroa Head bearing 198.7° or SSW .
  • Taiaroa Head has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual mean temperature is 21.8 °C (39.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22 °C (39.6°F) less in Taiaroa Head. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 522.9 mm (20.6 in) more which is equivalent to 522.9 l/m² (12.83 US gal/ft²) or 5,229,000 l/ha (559,015 US gal/ac) more. About 5 2/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30° higher in Taiaroa Head than in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Taiaroa Head 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 Taiaroa Head.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +38 (+68) +39 (+70) +37 (+67) +29 (+51) +15 (+27) +6 (+11) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +10 (+19) +20 (+36) +28 (+50) +35 (+62) +22 (+39)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +53 (+2) +40 (+2) +55 (+2) +46 (+2) +55 (+2) +47 (+2) +38 (+2) +26 (+1) +26 (+1) +41 (+2) +42 (+2) +55 (+2) +523 (+21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +15h 04' +11h 43' +1h 48' -7h 45' -14h 43' -15h 27' -15h 07' -11h 37' -1h 33' +8h 05' +14h 45' +15h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +70.4 +51.5 +30.2 +7 -9.7 -16.1 -10.2 +6.6 +29.3 +51.8 +70.4 +77.6   +30

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