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Kufra vs Pituffik/ Thule Air Base Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kufra, Libya and Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland is approximately 7,446 km or 4,627 mi.
  • To reach Kufra in this distance one would set out from Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 82.1° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Kufra bearing 165.4° or SSE .
  • Kufra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Kufra is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 34.2 °C (61.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.7 °C (21.1°F) less in Kufra. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 123 mm (4.8 in) less which is equivalent to 123 l/m² (3.02 US gal/ft²) or 1,230,000 l/ha (131,495 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • There are 2023 more hours of sunlight per year in Kufra. In whichever way circa 5h 33' more per day or about 2 1/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 52.1° higher in Kufra than in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base.
  • Relative humidity levels are 34.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 20.6°C (37.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Kufra 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 Kufra.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +40 (+72) +44 (+78) +48 (+87) +46 (+82) +40 (+71) +35 (+63) +31 (+55) +32 (+57) +34 (+62) +39 (+70) +40 (+72) +40 (+72) +39 (+70)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +36 (+65) +40 (+71) +44 (+78) +41 (+74) +34 (+61) +29 (+52) +26 (+47) +27 (+48) +29 (+53) +34 (+62) +36 (+64) +36 (+64) +34 (+62)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +32 (+58) +35 (+64) +39 (+70) +36 (+65) +29 (+51) +23 (+41) +21 (+38) +21 (+39) +24 (+43) +30 (+54) +31 (+56) +31 (+56) +29 (+53)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -6 (0) -6 (0) -4 (0) -6 (0) -7 (0) -7 (0) -16 (-1) -23 (-1) -18 (-1) -12 (0) -10 (0) -8 (0) -123 (-5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) -5 ( -18) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -16) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -19) -6 ( -19) -6 ( -20) -7 ( -23) -7 ( -23) -6 ( -19)   -63 ( -17)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +9h 00' +9h 05' +5h 21' -0h 16' -0h 11' +1h 54' +3h 42' +4h 52' +6h 06' +8h 44' +9h 44' +8h 34'   +5h 33'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +10h 40' +8h 59' +1h 18' -5h 52' -10h 49' -10h 31' -10h 39' -8h 54' -1h 07' +6h 08' +10h 48' +10h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +52.1 +51.8 +52.1 +52.2 +52.1 +52.2 +52 +52.3 +52.3 +52 +52.2 +52.3   +52.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -19 -25 -30 -34 -39 -46 -48 -49 -42 -38 -24 -19   -34.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +29.1 (+52) +29.9 (+54) +31.5 (+57) +26.4 (+48) +16.9 (+30) +10.2 (+18) +7.2 (+13) +7.7 (+14) +13 (+23) +20.2 (+36) +26.8 (+48) +28.8 (+52) +20.6 (+37)

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