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Rocha vs Pituffik/ Thule Air Base Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rocha, Uruguay and Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland is approximately 12,387 km or 7,697 mi.
  • To reach Rocha in this distance one would set out from Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 167.2° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Rocha bearing 176.4° or S .
  • Rocha has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Rocha is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 27.2 °C (49°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.4 °C (33.1°F) less in Rocha. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 999 mm (39.3 in) more which is equivalent to 999 l/m² (24.52 US gal/ft²) or 9,990,000 l/ha (1,067,997 US gal/ac) more. About 9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 41.2° higher in Rocha than in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Rocha 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 Rocha.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +45 (+81) +46 (+83) +44 (+79) +34 (+60) +19 (+35) +10 (+17) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +14 (+26) +25 (+45) +34 (+62) +42 (+75) +27 (+49)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +93 (+4) +101 (+4) +86 (+3) +66 (+3) +82 (+3) +92 (+4) +91 (+4) +87 (+3) +88 (+3) +86 (+3) +73 (+3) +54 (+2) +999 (+39)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +14h 01' +11h 05' +1h 41' -7h 19' -13h 47' -14h 16' -14h 03' -10h 59' -1h 27' +7h 38' +13h 49' +14h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +81.4 +62.4 +41.2 +18 +1.5 -4.8 +1.2 +18 +40.8 +63.2 +81.7 +88.8   +41.2

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