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Timbuktu vs Pituffik/ Thule Air Base Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Timbuktu, Mali and Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland is approximately 7,578 km or 4,709 mi.
  • To reach Timbuktu in this distance one would set out from Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 109.9° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Timbuktu bearing 166.8° or SSE .
  • Timbuktu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Timbuktu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 40.3 °C (72.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.7 °C (30.1°F) less in Timbuktu. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 84.5 mm (3.3 in) more which is equivalent to 84.5 l/m² (2.07 US gal/ft²) or 845,000 l/ha (90,336 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/3 as much.
  • There are 1769 more hours of sunlight per year in Timbuktu. In whichever way circa 4h 51' more per day or about 2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 57.3° higher in Timbuktu than in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base.
  • Relative humidity levels are 38.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 23.3°C (41.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Timbuktu 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 Timbuktu.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +50 (+90) +56 (+100) +58 (+105) +54 (+97) +46 (+82) +38 (+68) +31 (+55) +29 (+52) +37 (+67) +47 (+84) +50 (+90) +49 (+88) +45 (+81)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +45 (+82) +50 (+90) +52 (+94) +49 (+87) +40 (+72) +33 (+59) +27 (+48) +26 (+46) +33 (+59) +41 (+74) +44 (+79) +44 (+79) +40 (+73)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +40 (+72) +44 (+80) +46 (+82) +43 (+77) +35 (+62) +28 (+50) +23 (+41) +22 (+40) +28 (+50) +36 (+64) +38 (+69) +39 (+70) +35 (+63)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -6 (0) -6 (0) -4 (0) -5 (0) -3 (0) +13 (+1) +38 (+1) +69 (+3) +13 (+1) -9 (0) -10 (0) -8 (0) +85 (+3)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2.5 ( -8) -4.5 ( -16) -3.5 ( -11) -3.5 ( -12) -4 ( -13) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6) +4 (+13) -1 ( -3) -6 ( -19) -6.5 ( -22) -5.5 ( -18)   -31 ( -9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +9h 05' +9h 20' +5h 30' -0h 04' -0h 15' -0h 04' +0h 54' +1h 50' +5h 02' +8h 34' +9h 32' +8h 54'   +4h 51'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +11h 07' +9h 16' +1h 21' -6h 03' -11h 13' -11h 01' -11h 06' -9h 10' -1h 10' +6h 20' +11h 12' +11h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (░) +59.6 +59.3 +59.6 +59.7 +52.6 +46.4 +52.1 +59.7 +59.7 +59.3 +59.6 +59.7   +57.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -41 -44 -46 -47 -43 -38 -27 -16 -26 -46 -47 -45   -38.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ░C & (░F) +27.6 (+50) +29.3 (+53) +29.4 (+53) +23.8 (+43) +19.2 (+35) +18.1 (+33) +18 (+32) +20.5 (+37) +23.1 (+42) +21.8 (+39) +22.8 (+41) +25.4 (+46) +23.3 (+42)

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