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Nuuk/ Godthåb vs Abu Dhabi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Nuuk/ Godthåb, Greenland and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates is approximately 8,330 km or 5,176 mi.
  • To reach Nuuk/ Godthåb in this distance one would set out from Abu Dhabi bearing 334.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Nuuk/ Godthåb bearing 244.8° or WSW .
  • Nuuk/ Godthåb has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Abu Dhabi has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Nuuk/ Godthåb is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome whereas Abu Dhabi is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 28.1 °C (50.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) less in Nuuk/ Godthåb. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 667.1 mm (26.3 in) more which is equivalent to 667.1 l/m² (16.37 US gal/ft²) or 6,671,000 l/ha (713,174 US gal/ac) more. About 8 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.6° lower in Nuuk/ Godthåb than in Abu Dhabi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 22.5°C (40.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Nuuk/ Godthåb relative to Abu Dhabi. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Abu Dhabi vs Nuuk/ Godthåb.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-46) -27 (-48) -30 (-54) -30 (-54) -30 (-54) -28 (-51) -28 (-50) -28 (-51) -29 (-52) -29 (-52) -28 (-50) -26 (-47) -28 (-51)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +35 (+1) +5 (+0) +25 (+1) +39 (+2) +55 (+2) +62 (+2) +82 (+3) +89 (+4) +88 (+3) +70 (+3) +72 (+3) +45 (+2) +667 (+26)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 39' -3h 08' -0h 32' +2h 06' +4h 48' +6h 43' +5h 47' +3h 09' +0h 28' -2h 11' -4h 52' -6h 44'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -39.5 -39.5 -39.6 -39.6 -39.6 -39.6 -39.6 -39.8 -39.8 -39.7 -39.6 -39.4   -39.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +9 +12 +19 +25 +32 +27 +31 +29 +22 +15 +10 +9   +20
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -22.3 (-40) -23.2 (-42) -24.8 (-45) -23 (-41) -21 (-38) -21.1 (-38) -19.8 (-36) -20.8 (-37) -22.8 (-41) -24.3 (-44) -24.1 (-43) -23 (-41) -22.5 (-41)

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