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Penticton, Bc vs Pituffik/ Thule Air Base Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Penticton, Bc, Canada and Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland is approximately 3,716 km or 2,309 mi.
  • To reach Penticton, Bc in this distance one would set out from Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 246.2° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Penticton, Bc bearing 199.1° or SSW .
  • Penticton, Bc has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Penticton, Bc is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 20.2 °C (36.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.9 °C (12.4°F) less in Penticton, Bc. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 184.3 mm (7.3 in) more which is equivalent to 184.3 l/m² (4.52 US gal/ft²) or 1,843,000 l/ha (197,029 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27° higher in Penticton, Bc than in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Penticton, Bc 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 Penticton, Bc.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+35) +25 (+45) +30 (+54) +28 (+51) +23 (+41) +21 (+37) +21 (+37) +21 (+39) +21 (+38) +21 (+38) +19 (+35) +19 (+35) +22 (+40)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+38) +25 (+46) +29 (+51) +26 (+46) +19 (+34) +16 (+29) +16 (+28) +16 (+29) +16 (+30) +19 (+33) +20 (+36) +21 (+37) +20 (+36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+40) +25 (+46) +27 (+48) +23 (+41) +15 (+26) +11 (+19) +10 (+18) +11 (+19) +12 (+21) +16 (+28) +20 (+36) +21 (+38) +18 (+32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +21 (+1) +15 (+1) +16 (+1) +20 (+1) +26 (+1) +27 (+1) +7 (+0) +4 (+0) +5 (+0) +4 (+0) +14 (+1) +24 (+1) +184 (+7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +8h 27' +7h 39' +1h 04' -4h 57' -8h 52' -8h 01' -8h 24' -7h 33' -0h 55' +5h 11' +8h 50' +8h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +27.1 +26.8 +27.1 +27.1 +27 +27.1 +27 +27 +26.9 +26.7 +27 +27.1   +27

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