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Jamestown vs Pituffik/ Thule Air Base Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Jamestown, Saint Helena and Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland is approximately 11,065 km or 6,876 mi.
  • To reach Jamestown in this distance one would set out from Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 119.7° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Jamestown bearing 167.9° or SSE .
  • Jamestown has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual mean temperature is 33 °C (59.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 25.2 °C (45.4°F) less in Jamestown. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 13 mm (0.5 in) more which is equivalent to 13 l/m² (0.32 US gal/ft²) or 130,000 l/ha (13,898 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 56.9° higher in Jamestown than in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 31.7°C (57.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Jamestown 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 Jamestown.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +46 (+83) +48 (+86) +48 (+87) +40 (+72) +27 (+48) +19 (+34) +15 (+26) +16 (+28) +21 (+39) +30 (+53) +36 (+65) +42 (+75) +32 (+58)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +47 (+85) +49 (+87) +48 (+87) +41 (+74) +28 (+50) +20 (+35) +15 (+28) +16 (+29) +22 (+39) +30 (+54) +38 (+68) +44 (+78) +33 (+59)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +48 (+86) +49 (+89) +50 (+90) +42 (+76) +28 (+50) +19 (+34) +15 (+27) +15 (+28) +21 (+38) +31 (+55) +38 (+69) +44 (+79) +33 (+60)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) +4 (+0) +16 (+1) +4 (+0) +11 (+0) +11 (+0) +17 (+1) -14 (-1) -13 (-1) -10 (0) -10 (0) -5 (0) +13 (+1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) -1 ( -4) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) +2 (+7) +2 (+6) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -19) -7 ( -23) -5 ( -16)   -22 ( -6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +12h 50' +10h 20' +1h 33' -6h 48' -12h 44' -12h 55' -12h 50' -10h 15' -1h 20' +7h 06' +12h 44' +12h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +91.5 +80.3 +59.8 +36.7 +20.1 +13.8 +19.7 +36.5 +59.3 +80.7 +91.2 +92.4   +56.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 +2 +1 +3 +9 +3 +3 +4 +6 +3 +6 -2   +3.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +44.2 (+80) +46.1 (+83) +45.5 (+82) +39 (+70) +27.6 (+50) +19 (+34) +15.4 (+28) +16.3 (+29) +21.5 (+39) +28.7 (+52) +36.8 (+66) +40.7 (+73) +31.7 (+57)

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