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Ofunato vs Pituffik/ Thule Air Base Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ofunato, Japan and Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland is approximately 6,983 km or 4,340 mi.
  • To reach Ofunato in this distance one would set out from Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 333.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Ofunato bearing 187.6° or S .
  • Ofunato has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Ofunato is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 22.1 °C (39.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.6 °C (11.9°F) less in Ofunato. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1355 mm (53.3 in) more which is equivalent to 1355 l/m² (33.25 US gal/ft²) or 13,550,000 l/ha (1,448,585 US gal/ac) more. About 12 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 37.3° higher in Ofunato than in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 22°C (39.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Ofunato 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 Ofunato.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+42) +25 (+45) +28 (+50) +26 (+47) +21 (+38) +17 (+31) +17 (+31) +21 (+37) +22 (+40) +25 (+45) +26 (+46) +25 (+45) +23 (+41)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+43) +25 (+45) +27 (+49) +26 (+46) +19 (+35) +16 (+28) +16 (+29) +19 (+35) +21 (+37) +23 (+42) +25 (+44) +25 (+45) +22 (+40)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+43) +25 (+45) +27 (+48) +25 (+45) +17 (+31) +14 (+26) +16 (+28) +18 (+33) +19 (+35) +22 (+39) +24 (+42) +24 (+44) +21 (+38)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +40 (+2) +55 (+2) +83 (+3) +136 (+5) +143 (+6) +147 (+6) +149 (+6) +174 (+7) +177 (+7) +127 (+5) +90 (+4) +36 (+1) +1355 (+53)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +9h 35' +8h 19' +1h 11' -5h 24' -9h 52' -9h 18' -9h 33' -8h 14' -1h 01' +5h 40' +9h 50' +9h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +37.3 +36.9 +37.2 +37.2 +37.3 +37.5 +37.5 +37.6 +37.6 +37.3 +37.5 +37.4   +37.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 +0 +0 +5 +9 +11 +13 +10 +11 +5 +2 -3   +5.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +22.4 (+40) +24 (+43) +25.9 (+47) +25 (+45) +19.6 (+35) +17 (+31) +18.2 (+33) +20.5 (+37) +21.6 (+39) +22.8 (+41) +23.6 (+42) +23 (+41) +22 (+40)

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