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Ouagadougou vs Pituffik/ Thule Air Base Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso and Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland is approximately 8,093 km or 5,029 mi.
  • To reach Ouagadougou in this distance one would set out from Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 109.4° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Ouagadougou bearing 167° or SSE .
  • Ouagadougou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Ouagadougou is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 40 °C (71.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.2 °C (38.2°F) less in Ouagadougou. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 773 mm (30.4 in) more which is equivalent to 773 l/m² (18.97 US gal/ft²) or 7,730,000 l/ha (826,388 US gal/ac) more. About 7 1/4 as much.
  • There are 1361 more hours of sunlight per year in Ouagadougou. In whichever way circa 3h 44' more per day or about 1 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 59.2° higher in Ouagadougou than in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base.
  • Relative humidity levels are 28.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 27.6°C (49.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Ouagadougou 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 Ouagadougou.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +52 (+94) +58 (+104) +60 (+108) +52 (+93) +41 (+73) +32 (+57) +26 (+46) +25 (+45) +31 (+57) +42 (+75) +49 (+88) +53 (+95) +43 (+78)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +48 (+86) +53 (+96) +56 (+100) +50 (+89) +38 (+68) +29 (+51) +23 (+42) +23 (+41) +29 (+53) +39 (+70) +46 (+82) +48 (+86) +40 (+72)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +43 (+77) +48 (+87) +51 (+91) +47 (+85) +35 (+62) +25 (+44) +21 (+38) +20 (+37) +27 (+49) +36 (+64) +42 (+76) +42 (+76) +36 (+66)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -6 (0) -4 (0) +9 (+0) +10 (+0) +76 (+3) +115 (+5) +187 (+7) +256 (+10) +126 (+5) +21 (+1) -9 (0) -8 (0) +773 (+30)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -14) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +5 (+17) +5 (+16) +8 (+26) +4 (+13) -3 ( -10) -6 ( -20) -5 ( -16)   -1 ( 0)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +8h 56' +8h 44' +4h 56' -1h 28' -1h 32' -1h 28' -1h 21' -1h 29' +2h 52' +8h 23' +9h 24' +9h 01'   +3h 44'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +11h 21' +9h 25' +1h 23' -6h 10' -11h 25' -11h 17' -11h 21' -9h 19' -1h 11' +6h 26' +11h 25' +11h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +64 +63.6 +63.9 +64 +48.3 +42 +47.9 +63.7 +64.1 +63.7 +64 +64.1   +59.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -45 -44 -43 -34 -23 -20 -9 -5 -9 -25 -36 -44   -28.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +27.2 (+49) +31.8 (+57) +34.5 (+62) +33.6 (+60) +27.6 (+50) +21.3 (+38) +20.2 (+36) +20.6 (+37) +25.1 (+45) +29.4 (+53) +30.7 (+55) +28.9 (+52) +27.6 (+50)

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