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Choma vs Pituffik/ Thule Air Base Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Choma, Zambia and Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland is approximately 11,977 km or 7,443 mi.
  • To reach Choma in this distance one would set out from Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 88.4° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Choma bearing 165.9° or SSE .
  • Choma has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa) whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Choma is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 30.3 °C (54.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.1 °C (36.2°F) less in Choma. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 677.6 mm (26.7 in) more which is equivalent to 677.6 l/m² (16.63 US gal/ft²) or 6,776,000 l/ha (724,399 US gal/ac) more. About 6 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 56.4° higher in Choma than in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 26.9°C (48.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Choma 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 Choma.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +46 (+83) +47 (+85) +47 (+84) +39 (+71) +27 (+49) +19 (+34) +15 (+28) +19 (+35) +29 (+51) +38 (+68) +42 (+76) +45 (+81) +34 (+62)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +44 (+80) +46 (+82) +45 (+80) +36 (+65) +22 (+40) +13 (+23) +9 (+16) +13 (+23) +22 (+40) +33 (+59) +39 (+71) +43 (+77) +30 (+55)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +44 (+79) +45 (+81) +43 (+77) +33 (+60) +16 (+30) +5 (+10) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +15 (+26) +27 (+49) +36 (+65) +42 (+75) +26 (+47)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +197 (+8) +155 (+6) +81 (+3) +22 (+1) +0 (+0) -6 (0) -16 (-1) -24 (-1) -17 (-1) +11 (+0) +83 (+3) +190 (+7) +678 (+27)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +12h 53' +10h 22' +1h 34' -6h 49' -12h 47' -12h 59' -12h 53' -10h 16' -1h 20' +7h 07' +12h 47' +12h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +92.3 +79.6 +58.9 +35.8 +19.2 +12.8 +18.8 +35.6 +58.3 +80 +91.9 +93.3   +56.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +12.6 +14.9 +11.9 +5.9 -0.8 -10.9 -16.9 -25.5 -28.9 -22.1 -11.9 +6.5   -5.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +44.5 (+80) +46 (+83) +44.5 (+80) +34.9 (+63) +20.2 (+36) +9.1 (+16) +4.8 (+9) +5.7 (+10) +12.7 (+23) +24.8 (+45) +34 (+61) +41.8 (+75) +26.9 (+48)

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