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Higuey vs Pituffik/ Thule Air Base Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Higuey, Dominican Republic and Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland is approximately 6,442 km or 4,003 mi.
  • To reach Higuey in this distance one would set out from Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 179.9° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Higuey bearing 180° or S .
  • Higuey has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Higuey is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 37.6 °C (67.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 25.9 °C (46.6°F) less in Higuey. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1299.2 mm (51.1 in) more which is equivalent to 1299.2 l/m² (31.89 US gal/ft²) or 12,992,000 l/ha (1,388,931 US gal/ac) more. About 11 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 56.3° higher in Higuey than in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Higuey 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 Higuey.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +48 (+87) +50 (+90) +50 (+91) +44 (+78) +34 (+61) +28 (+50) +25 (+45) +26 (+47) +32 (+57) +39 (+70) +44 (+78) +47 (+84) +39 (+70)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +48 (+86) +49 (+89) +49 (+89) +43 (+77) +32 (+58) +26 (+47) +23 (+42) +24 (+43) +29 (+53) +37 (+67) +43 (+77) +47 (+84) +38 (+68)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +47 (+85) +48 (+87) +48 (+87) +42 (+76) +31 (+55) +24 (+43) +21 (+38) +22 (+39) +27 (+49) +35 (+63) +42 (+75) +46 (+82) +36 (+65)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +70 (+3) +61 (+2) +68 (+3) +99 (+4) +176 (+7) +94 (+4) +102 (+4) +117 (+5) +116 (+5) +148 (+6) +142 (+6) +106 (+4) +1299 (+51)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +11h 00' +9h 12' +1h 21' -6h 01' -11h 07' -10h 54' -11h 00' -9h 06' -1h 09' +6h 17' +11h 06' +10h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +57.8 +57.5 +57.8 +57.9 +54.4 +48.2 +53.8 +57.8 +57.8 +57.4 +57.8 +57.9   +56.3

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