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Jakobshavn vs Narsarsuaq Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Jakobshavn, Greenland and Narsarsuaq, Greenland is approximately 933 km or 580 mi.
  • To reach Jakobshavn in this distance one would set out from Narsarsuaq bearing 346.1° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Jakobshavn bearing 340.9° or NNW .
  • Jakobshavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Narsarsuaq has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • The average temperature is 5.3 °C (9.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.2 °C (11.2°F) more in Jakobshavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 358 mm (14.1 in) less which is equivalent to 358 l/m² (8.79 US gal/ft²) or 3,580,000 l/ha (382,726 US gal/ac) less. About 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8° lower in Jakobshavn than in Narsarsuaq.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.2°C (7.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -10 (-17) -11 (-19) -9 (-15) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -8 (-15) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -8 (-15) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -23 (-1) -20 (-1) -24 (-1) -22 (-1) -21 (-1) -29 (-1) -34 (-1) -42 (-2) -30 (-1) -30 (-1) -37 (-1) -46 (-2) -358 (-14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 53' -1h 50' -0h 17' +1h 09' +3h 51' +5h 14' +5h 00' +1h 52' +0h 14' -1h 12' -3h 57' -5h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -7.8 -8 -8 -8 -8 -8.1 -8 -8 -8 -8 -7.7 -8   -8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +9 +9 +8 +10 +9 +2 +0 +4 +3 +0 +4   +5.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -5.4 (-10) -7.1 (-13) -8.3 (-15) -6.6 (-12) -2.7 (-5) -1.4 (-3) -1.8 (-3) -2.3 (-4) -1.9 (-3) -3.5 (-6) -4.7 (-8) -4.4 (-8) -4.2 (-8)

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