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Quito vs Pituffik/ Thule Air Base Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Quito, Ecuador and Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland is approximately 8,551 km or 5,313 mi.
  • To reach Quito in this distance one would set out from Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 190° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Quito bearing 182.3° or S .
  • Quito has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb) whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Quito is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 25.6 °C (46.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 28.2 °C (50.8°F) less in Quito. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 889.8 mm (35 in) more which is equivalent to 889.8 l/m² (21.84 US gal/ft²) or 8,898,000 l/ha (951,255 US gal/ac) more. About 8 1/6 as much.
  • There are 388 more hours of sunlight per year in Quito. In whichever way circa 1h 04' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 61° higher in Quito than in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 26.1°C (47°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Quito 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 Quito.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +41 (+74) +42 (+75) +41 (+74) +34 (+61) +25 (+44) +18 (+32) +15 (+26) +17 (+30) +22 (+40) +29 (+52) +35 (+63) +40 (+72) +30 (+54)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +38 (+68) +39 (+69) +38 (+69) +31 (+56) +20 (+36) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +17 (+30) +24 (+43) +31 (+56) +36 (+65) +26 (+46)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +35 (+63) +36 (+66) +36 (+64) +29 (+52) +17 (+30) +9 (+16) +5 (+9) +5 (+10) +11 (+20) +21 (+37) +28 (+51) +33 (+59) +22 (+40)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +68 (+3) +108 (+4) +123 (+5) +143 (+6) +91 (+4) +30 (+1) +10 (+0) +8 (+0) +61 (+2) +103 (+4) +69 (+3) +75 (+3) +890 (+35)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +13 (+42) +12 (+42) +16 (+52) +18 (+60) +14 (+45) +7 (+23) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +6 (+20) +12 (+39) +9 (+30) +10 (+32)   +118 (+32)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 23' +4h 46' +0h 07' -5h 16' -4h 46' -3h 12' -1h 36' -0h 13' +1h 58' +4h 30' +5h 34' +5h 38'   +1h 04'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +12h 00' +9h 49' +1h 28' -6h 27' -12h 00' -12h 00' -12h 00' -9h 44' -1h 15' +6h 44' +12h 00' +12h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +76.5 +75.9 +74.2 +52.3 +35.8 +29.5 +35.5 +52.3 +74 +75.8 +76.4 +76.6   +61
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +16 +18 +19 +20 +17 +6 -4 -7 +1 +10 +13 +12   +10.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +38.5 (+69) +39.9 (+72) +40 (+72) +33.3 (+60) +22 (+40) +13.3 (+24) +8.7 (+16) +9.2 (+17) +15.5 (+28) +24.6 (+44) +31.7 (+57) +36.4 (+66) +26.1 (+47)

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