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Nuuk/ Godthåb vs Luanda Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Nuuk/ Godthåb, Greenland and Luanda, Angola is approximately 9,730 km or 6,046 mi.
  • To reach Nuuk/ Godthåb in this distance one would set out from Luanda bearing 336.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Nuuk/ Godthåb bearing 296.3° or WNW .
  • Nuuk/ Godthåb has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Luanda has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Nuuk/ Godthåb is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome whereas Luanda is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 26.5 °C (47.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8 °C (14.4°F) more in Nuuk/ Godthåb. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 389 mm (15.3 in) more which is equivalent to 389 l/m² (9.55 US gal/ft²) or 3,890,000 l/ha (415,867 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 47.3° lower in Nuuk/ Godthåb than in Luanda.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 25.2°C (45.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -34 (-62) -36 (-64) -36 (-64) -32 (-57) -26 (-46) -19 (-35) -13 (-24) -14 (-25) -20 (-35) -26 (-47) -30 (-54) -33 (-60) -27 (-48)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -34 (-62) -35 (-64) -36 (-64) -31 (-57) -25 (-46) -20 (-35) -15 (-26) -15 (-27) -20 (-35) -26 (-46) -30 (-53) -33 (-59) -27 (-48)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -34 (-61) -35 (-62) -35 (-62) -30 (-54) -25 (-44) -19 (-34) -14 (-26) -14 (-26) -18 (-33) -25 (-44) -29 (-52) -32 (-57) -26 (-46)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +13 (+1) +12 (+0) -47 (-2) -78 (-3) +36 (+1) +62 (+2) +82 (+3) +88 (+3) +86 (+3) +64 (+3) +40 (+2) +31 (+1) +389 (+15)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +3 (+11) -2 ( -6) -4 ( -13) +4 (+13) +7 (+23) +9 (+29) +9.5 (+31) +11 (+37) +9 (+29) +6 (+20) +4 (+13)   +61.5 (+17)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 27' -4h 15' -0h 45' +2h 53' +6h 23' +8h 43' +7h 35' +4h 16' +0h 38' -2h 59' -6h 29' -8h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -72.6 -70.9 -54.5 -31.4 -14.8 -8.4 -14.5 -31.3 -54 -70.8 -72.5 -72.7   -47.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 +3 +4 +2 +4 +4 +7 +7 +3 -2 -4 -2   +2.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -33 (-59) -33.4 (-60) -33.5 (-60) -29.9 (-54) -23.9 (-43) -18.5 (-33) -12.9 (-23) -13.3 (-24) -18.5 (-33) -24.9 (-45) -29.1 (-52) -31.8 (-57) -25.2 (-45)

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