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Tucson, Arizona vs Pituffik/ Thule Air Base Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tucson, Arizona, Usa and Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland is approximately 5,377 km or 3,341 mi.
  • To reach Tucson, Arizona in this distance one would set out from Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 229.5° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tucson, Arizona bearing 192.1° or SSW .
  • Tucson, Arizona has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Tucson, Arizona is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 31.4 °C (56.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.6 °C (17.3°F) less in Tucson, Arizona. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 180.8 mm (7.1 in) more which is equivalent to 180.8 l/m² (4.44 US gal/ft²) or 1,808,000 l/ha (193,287 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/2 as much.
  • There are 2182 more hours of sunlight per year in Tucson, Arizona. In whichever way circa 5h 59' more per day or about 2 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44.2° higher in Tucson, Arizona than in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base.
  • Relative humidity levels are 37.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.1°C (30.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Tucson, Arizona 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 Tucson, Arizona.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +37 (+66) +41 (+73) +43 (+77) +40 (+72) +35 (+63) +33 (+60) +30 (+54) +30 (+54) +34 (+60) +36 (+64) +36 (+64) +36 (+64) +36 (+64)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +34 (+61) +37 (+67) +39 (+70) +36 (+64) +29 (+52) +27 (+49) +26 (+46) +25 (+46) +29 (+51) +31 (+56) +32 (+57) +33 (+59) +31 (+57)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +31 (+55) +33 (+60) +35 (+63) +31 (+56) +23 (+41) +21 (+37) +21 (+38) +21 (+37) +24 (+43) +27 (+48) +28 (+50) +29 (+53) +27 (+48)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +16 (+1) +12 (+0) +14 (+1) +2 (+0) -2 (0) -2 (0) +44 (+2) +32 (+1) +24 (+1) +15 (+1) +7 (+0) +19 (+1) +181 (+7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) -1 ( -4) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -7) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) -2 ( -7) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -6)   -15 ( -4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +8h 21' +9h 14' +6h 13' +1h 58' +2h 44' +3h 34' +1h 54' +3h 21' +7h 06' +9h 30' +9h 12' +8h 44'   +5h 59'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +10h 08' +8h 39' +1h 15' -5h 38' -10h 21' -9h 55' -10h 06' -8h 34' -1h 04' +5h 54' +10h 19' +9h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +44.2 +44 +44.3 +44.3 +44.2 +44.3 +44.2 +44.2 +44.1 +43.9 +44.2 +44.3   +44.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -24 -29 -36 -41 -47 -52 -39 -34 -39 -40 -37 -30   -37.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +25.6 (+46) +26.4 (+48) +25.2 (+45) +18.5 (+33) +7.4 (+13) +4.5 (+8) +12 (+22) +14.1 (+25) +14 (+25) +16.5 (+30) +18.5 (+33) +22.9 (+41) +17.1 (+31)

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