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Nuuk/ Godthåb vs Prins Christian Sund Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Nuuk/ Godthåb, Greenland and Prins Christian Sund, Greenland is approximately 638 km or 397 mi.
  • To reach Nuuk/ Godthåb in this distance one would set out from Prins Christian Sund bearing 319.4° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Nuuk/ Godthåb bearing 311.8° or NW .
  • Both have a tundra climate (ET).
  • Both are in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2 °C (3.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.9 °C (7°F) more in Nuuk/ Godthåb. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1748 mm (68.8 in) less which is equivalent to 1748 l/m² (42.9 US gal/ft²) or 17,480,000 l/ha (1,868,728 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.1° lower in Nuuk/ Godthåb than in Prins Christian Sund.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.8°C (3.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (+0) 1 (+1) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) 0 (0) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -211 (-8) -212 (-8) -151 (-6) -187 (-7) -122 (-5) -78 (-3) -49 (-2) -91 (-4) -150 (-6) -146 (-6) -159 (-6) -192 (-8) -1748 (-69)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 26' -0h 41' -0h 06' +0h 26' +1h 09' +1h 51' +1h 29' +0h 41' +0h 05' -0h 28' -1h 10' -1h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -4.1 -4.1 -4.1 -4.1 -4.1 -4.1 -4.1 -4.2 -4.1 -4.1 -4.1 -3.9   -4.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 -2 +2 +1 +2 +2 +3 +6 +4 +0 -1 -3   +0.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3.6 (-6) -4 (-7) -3.9 (-7) -2.7 (-5) -0.8 (-1) -0.1 (0) +0.5 (+1) +0.6 (+1) -0.3 (-1) -1.6 (-3) -2.5 (-5) -3.4 (-6) -1.8 (-3)

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