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Luqa vs Pituffik/ Thule Air Base Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Luqa, Malta and Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland is approximately 5,973 km or 3,712 mi.
  • To reach Luqa in this distance one would set out from Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 86.9° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Luqa bearing 163.3° or SSE .
  • Luqa has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average annual temperature is 29.8 °C (53.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.1 °C (27.2°F) less in Luqa. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 429.3 mm (16.9 in) more which is equivalent to 429.3 l/m² (10.54 US gal/ft²) or 4,293,000 l/ha (458,950 US gal/ac) more. About 4 1/2 as much.
  • There are 1451 more hours of sunlight per year in Luqa. In whichever way circa 3h 58' more per day or about 1 7/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 40.5° higher in Luqa than in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 30°C (54.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Luqa 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 Luqa.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +34 (+62) +36 (+65) +37 (+66) +32 (+57) +26 (+47) +23 (+42) +23 (+42) +25 (+44) +27 (+49) +31 (+56) +33 (+59) +35 (+62) +30 (+54)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +36 (+64) +37 (+67) +38 (+68) +33 (+59) +25 (+44) +22 (+39) +21 (+38) +23 (+41) +26 (+46) +31 (+55) +34 (+60) +35 (+64) +30 (+54)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +36 (+65) +38 (+68) +38 (+68) +33 (+59) +24 (+42) +19 (+34) +19 (+34) +20 (+36) +24 (+43) +30 (+54) +34 (+61) +36 (+65) +29 (+53)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +83 (+3) +55 (+2) +37 (+1) +17 (+1) 0 (0) -4 (0) -16 (-1) -17 (-1) +22 (+1) +78 (+3) +70 (+3) +104 (+4) +429 (+17)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +2 (+7) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -19) -5 ( -16) -3 ( -10) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) +6 (+19)   +3 (+1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 42' +6h 28' +3h 27' -1h 08' -0h 03' +2h 10' +3h 42' +4h 29' +5h 08' +6h 15' +6h 16' +5h 19'   +3h 58'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +9h 51' +8h 29' +1h 13' -5h 31' -10h 06' -9h 36' -9h 49' -8h 23' -1h 03' +5h 47' +10h 04' +9h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +40.5 +40.3 +40.5 +40.6 +40.6 +40.7 +40.6 +40.7 +40.7 +40.4 +40.6 +40.6   +40.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15 +16 +16 +15 +11 +2 -2 +1 +8 +9 +11 +12   +9.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +36.4 (+66) +38 (+68) +38.5 (+69) +33.5 (+60) +25.3 (+46) +20.7 (+37) +20 (+36) +21.8 (+39) +25.9 (+47) +30.6 (+55) +33.9 (+61) +35.8 (+64) +30 (+54)

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