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Ammassalik vs Wairakei Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ammassalik, Greenland and Wairakei, New Zealand is approximately 16,323 km or 10,143 mi.
  • To reach Ammassalik in this distance one would set out from Wairakei bearing 24.8° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Ammassalik bearing 127.6° or SE .
  • Ammassalik has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Wairakei has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Ammassalik is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Wairakei is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average temperature is 14 °C (25.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.9 °C (7°F) more in Ammassalik. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 232 mm (9.1 in) less which is equivalent to 232 l/m² (5.69 US gal/ft²) or 2,320,000 l/ha (248,023 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.2° lower in Ammassalik than in Wairakei.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -25 (-45) -24 (-43) -17 (-30) -9 (-16) -4 (-6) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -7 (-12) -13 (-23) -19 (-34) -23 (-42) -14 (-25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +33 (+1) +16 (+1) +0 (+0) -7 (0) -33 (-1) -63 (-2) -69 (-3) -51 (-2) -35 (-1) -9 (0) +4 (+0) -18 (-1) -232 (-9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -10h 07' -5h 44' -1h 01' +3h 53' +8h 38' +11h 59' +10h 19' +5h 46' +0h 52' -4h 02' -8h 46' -12h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -66.5 -47.9 -26.4 -3.2 +13.3 +19.8 +13.9 -2.8 -25.6 -48.2 -66.5 -73.5   -26.2

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