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Ammassalik vs Alexandra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ammassalik, Greenland and Alexandra, New Zealand is approximately 17,227 km or 10,705 mi.
  • To reach Ammassalik in this distance one would set out from Alexandra bearing 26.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Ammassalik bearing 131° or SE .
  • Ammassalik has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Alexandra has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Ammassalik is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Alexandra is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average temperature is 12.2 °C (21.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.4 °C (0.7°F) less in Ammassalik. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 649 mm (25.6 in) more which is equivalent to 649 l/m² (15.93 US gal/ft²) or 6,490,000 l/ha (693,824 US gal/ac) more. About 3 as much.
  • There are 606 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Ammassalik. In whichever way circa 1h 40' less per day or about 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.6° lower in Ammassalik than in Alexandra.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Ammassalik relative to Alexandra. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Alexandra vs Ammassalik.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-48) -27 (-48) -25 (-45) -17 (-30) -7 (-13) +0 (+0) +4 (+7) +-1 (-1) -8 (-15) -16 (-29) -22 (-39) -26 (-46) -14 (-26)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-44) -25 (-44) -22 (-40) -15 (-27) -5 (-10) +1 (+2) +4 (+8) +1 (+2) -6 (-11) -13 (-23) -19 (-34) -23 (-42) -12 (-22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -22 (-39) -20 (-36) -13 (-23) -3 (-6) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) -2 (-3) -8 (-15) -16 (-28) -21 (-37) -10 (-17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +72 (+3) +64 (+3) +67 (+3) +44 (+2) +40 (+2) +30 (+1) +29 (+1) +51 (+2) +55 (+2) +56 (+2) +68 (+3) +73 (+3) +649 (+26)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) +3 (+11) +3 (+10) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +1 (+3)   +19 (+5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -7h 36' -5h 41' -2h 44' +0h 26' +3h 36' +4h 20' +5h 32' +1h 50' -1h 24' -4h 48' -6h 32' -7h 07'   -1h 40'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -10h 46' -6h 08' -1h 05' +4h 09' +9h 12' +12h 43' +10h 59' +6h 09' +0h 56' -4h 18' -9h 21' -12h 44'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -59.9 -41.3 -19.8 +3.4 +19.9 +26.4 +20.5 +3.8 -18.9 -41.6 -59.9 -66.9   -19.6

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