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Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua vs Pituffik/ Thule Air Base Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia and Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland is approximately 11,595 km or 7,205 mi.
  • To reach Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua in this distance one would set out from Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 329.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua bearing 186.7° or S .
  • Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 37.2 °C (67°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 29.2 °C (52.6°F) less in Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1703 mm (67 in) more which is equivalent to 1703 l/m (41.8 US gal/ft) or 17,030,000 l/ha (1,820,620 US gal/ac) more. About 14 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 60.9° higher in Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua than in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 38.4°C (69.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua 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 Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +49 (+89) +51 (+91) +50 (+90) +43 (+77) +32 (+57) +25 (+44) +21 (+39) +22 (+40) +28 (+50) +36 (+64) +43 (+77) +48 (+86) +37 (+67)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +226 (+9) +233 (+9) +234 (+9) +177 (+7) +76 (+3) +68 (+3) +54 (+2) +84 (+3) +108 (+4) +72 (+3) +169 (+7) +202 (+8) +1703 (+67)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +13 (+42) +11 (+39) +13 (+42) +11 (+37) +6 (+19) +6 (+20) +4 (+13) +5 (+16) +4 (+13) +5 (+16) +7 (+23) +10 (+32)   +95 (+26)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +12h 07' +9h 54' +1h 28' -6h 30' -12h 06' -12h 08' -12h 07' -9h 48' -1h 16' +6h 47' +12h 07' +12h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +78.7 +78 +72.8 +50.1 +33.5 +27.1 +33 +49.7 +72.2 +78.2 +78.9 +79   +60.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +18 +20 +19 +20 +20 +13 +11 +9 +11 +11 +16 +15   +15.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +50.4 (+91) +52 (+94) +51.4 (+93) +44.7 (+80) +33.8 (+61) +25.9 (+47) +22.9 (+41) +23.2 (+42) +28.4 (+51) +36.2 (+65) +43.7 (+79) +48.3 (+87) +38.4 (+69)

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