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Altai vs Upernavik Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Altai, China and Upernavik, Greenland is approximately 6,333 km or 3,935 mi.
  • To reach Altai in this distance one would set out from Upernavik bearing 28° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Altai bearing 168.1° or SSE .
  • Altai has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Upernavik has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average temperature is 10.9 °C (19.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.6 °C (22.7°F) more in Altai. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 71.7 mm (2.8 in) less which is equivalent to 71.7 l/m² (1.76 US gal/ft²) or 717,000 l/ha (76,652 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25° higher in Altai than in Upernavik.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +8 (+14) +15 (+28) +22 (+39) +21 (+37) +21 (+37) +18 (+33) +18 (+32) +17 (+31) +13 (+23) +6 (+10) 2 (+4) +14 (+24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+1) +5 (+9) +14 (+25) +20 (+36) +18 (+32) +18 (+32) +16 (+29) +14 (+26) +13 (+23) +9 (+17) +3 (+6) 0 (-1) +11 (+20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) +2 (+4) +13 (+23) +19 (+34) +15 (+26) +14 (+26) +13 (+24) +10 (+19) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +2 (+3) -3 (-5) +8 (+15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) 0 (0) +1 (+0) -1 (0) +7 (+0) +0 (+0) -4 (0) -17 (-1) -21 (-1) -14 (-1) -16 (-1) -6 (0) -72 (-3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +8h 41' +5h 08' +0h 44' -3h 01' -8h 15' -8h 16' -8h 38' -5h 14' -0h 38' +3h 10' +8h 24' +8h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +24.9 +24.7 +24.9 +24.9 +24.9 +25 +25.1 +25.2 +25.2 +25 +25 +25.1   +25

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