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Jakobshavn vs Yellowknife, Northwest Territories Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Jakobshavn, Greenland and Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada is approximately 2,835 km or 1,762 mi.
  • To reach Jakobshavn in this distance one would set out from Yellowknife, Northwest Territories bearing 47.5° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Jakobshavn bearing 106.3° or ESE .
  • Jakobshavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Yellowknife, Northwest Territories has a boreal subarctic climate with dry summers (Dsc).
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.8 °C (1.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.2 °C (38.2°F) less in Jakobshavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 10.4 mm (0.4 in) less which is equivalent to 10.4 l/m² (0.26 US gal/ft²) or 104,000 l/ha (11,118 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.7° lower in Jakobshavn than in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.4°C (2.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +9 (+15) +1 (+2) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -10 (-17) -8 (-15) -5 (-8) -2 (-4) +6 (+10) +12 (+22) +0 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+26) +10 (+17) +3 (+6) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -9 (-15) -7 (-13) -4 (-8) -2 (-4) +7 (+12) +13 (+23) +1 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+28) +11 (+20) +6 (+10) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +8 (+15) +14 (+25) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -1 (0) +0 (+0) +3 (+0) +8 (+0) +0 (+0) 0 (0) -6 (0) -13 (-1) +8 (+0) -11 (0) -1 (0) +1 (+0) -10 (0)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 28' -1h 38' -0h 15' +1h 00' +3h 30' +4h 42' +4h 34' +1h 39' +0h 12' -1h 03' -3h 36' -4h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -6.5 -6.8 -6.8 -6.8 -6.7 -6.8 -6.7 -6.7 -6.7 -6.7 -6.4 -6.8   -6.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -10 -7 -4 +2 +16 +27 +22 +10 +2 -15 -23 -14   +0.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +12.7 (+23) +8.4 (+15) +2.7 (+5) -1.8 (-3) -1.3 (-2) -1.6 (-3) -3.2 (-6) -4.7 (-8) -3.4 (-6) -4.6 (-8) +3.4 (+6) +10.6 (+19) +1.4 (+3)

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