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Nuuk/ Godthåb vs Yokohama Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Nuuk/ Godthåb, Greenland and Yokohama, Japan is approximately 8,894 km or 5,527 mi.
  • To reach Nuuk/ Godthåb in this distance one would set out from Yokohama bearing 5° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Nuuk/ Godthåb bearing 170.6° or S .
  • Nuuk/ Godthåb has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Yokohama has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Nuuk/ Godthåb is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome whereas Yokohama is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 16.6 °C (29.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.8 °C (12.2°F) less in Nuuk/ Godthåb. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 813 mm (32 in) less which is equivalent to 813 l/m² (19.95 US gal/ft²) or 8,130,000 l/ha (869,151 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28.7° lower in Nuuk/ Godthåb than in Yokohama.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.6°C (24.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -14 (-26) -17 (-31) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -21 (-37) -20 (-36) -19 (-35) -18 (-32) -15 (-28) -18 (-32)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -13 (-24) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -20 (-37) -19 (-35) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -17 (-30)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -17 (-30) -18 (-33) -20 (-36) -18 (-33) -16 (-29) -14 (-26) -12 (-22) -16 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -14 (-1) -28 (-1) -71 (-3) -101 (-4) -97 (-4) -156 (-6) -53 (-2) -57 (-2) -108 (-4) -104 (-4) -30 (-1) +5 (+0) -813 (-32)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 53' -2h 40' -0h 27' +1h 47' +4h 07' +5h 51' +5h 00' +2h 40' +0h 23' -1h 51' -4h 11' -5h 52'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -28.5 -28.4 -28.5 -28.6 -28.6 -28.7 -28.8 -28.9 -28.9 -28.8 -28.7 -28.5   -28.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +24 +22 +20 +12 +12 +5 +6 +9 +4 +5 +10 +18   +12.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.2 (-13) -8.4 (-15) -11.5 (-21) -14.5 (-26) -14.6 (-26) -15.9 (-29) -16.5 (-30) -18.2 (-33) -18 (-32) -15.9 (-29) -13 (-23) -9.4 (-17) -13.6 (-24)

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