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Ammassalik vs Karasjok Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ammassalik, Greenland and Karasjok, Norway is approximately 2,592 km or 1,611 mi.
  • To reach Ammassalik in this distance one would set out from Karasjok bearing 291.4° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Ammassalik bearing 232.2° or SW .
  • Ammassalik has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Karasjok has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Ammassalik is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Karasjok is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome.
  • The mean temperature is 0.6 °C (1.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.4 °C (25.9°F) less in Ammassalik. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 644 mm (25.4 in) more which is equivalent to 644 l/m² (15.81 US gal/ft²) or 6,440,000 l/ha (688,479 US gal/ac) more. About 2 8/9 as much.
  • There are 384.5 more hours of sunlight per year in Ammassalik. In whichever way circa 1h 02' more per day or about 1 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.9° higher in Ammassalik than in Karasjok.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.4°C (2.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +0 (+0) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -6 (-10) -7 (-13) -6 (-10) -2 (-4) +0 (0) +3 (+6) +5 (+9) +0 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+15) +8 (+15) +2 (+4) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -5 (-10) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) +1 (+1) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +1 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +11 (+19) +5 (+9) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) +2 (+3) +4 (+8) +7 (+13) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +101 (+4) +88 (+3) +85 (+3) +62 (+2) +42 (+2) +5 (+0) -9 (0) +11 (+0) +34 (+1) +63 (+2) +75 (+3) +87 (+3) +644 (+25)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) -5 ( -17) -6 ( -19) -8 ( -26) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3)   -24 ( -7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 11' -0h 30' +2h 40' +2h 00' +3h 13' +2h 54' +2h 08' +0h 03' +0h 12' -0h 00'   +1h 02'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 10' +1h 06' +0h 09' -0h 40' -2h 36' -2h 39' -3h 13' -1h 07' -0h 08' +0h 42' +2h 41' +2h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +3.7 +3.9 +3.9 +3.9 +3.8 +3.8 +3.8 +3.8 +3.8 +3.8 +3.5 +4.1   +3.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5 -4 +1 +6 +16 +21 +15 +10 -1 -6 -8 -8   +3.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7.7 (+14) +7.7 (+14) +2.4 (+4) +0.4 (+1) +0.5 (+1) -1.1 (-2) -3.4 (-6) -3 (-5) -2.5 (-5) -0.2 (0) +2.7 (+5) +5.1 (+9) +1.4 (+3)

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