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Kotzebue/ Ralph Wien, Ak vs Upernavik Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kotzebue/ Ralph Wien, Ak, Usa and Upernavik, Greenland is approximately 3,587 km or 2,229 mi.
  • To reach Kotzebue/ Ralph Wien, Ak in this distance one would set out from Upernavik bearing 315.1° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kotzebue/ Ralph Wien, Ak bearing 212.1° or SSW .
  • Kotzebue/ Ralph Wien, Ak has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Upernavik has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average temperature is 0.8 °C (1.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7 °C (12.6°F) more in Kotzebue/ Ralph Wien, Ak. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 19 mm (0.7 in) less which is equivalent to 19 l/m² (0.47 US gal/ft²) or 190,000 l/ha (20,312 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.9° higher in Kotzebue/ Ralph Wien, Ak than in Upernavik.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Kotzebue/ Ralph Wien, Ak relative to Upernavik. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Upernavik vs Kotzebue/ Ralph Wien, Ak.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) -1 (-3) -6 (-10) -5 (-8) +1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) -2 (-3) -5 (-10) -5 (-10) +1 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -1 (-3) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +4 (+8) +7 (+13) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) -2 (-3) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) 0 (0) -2 (0) +1 (+0) -3 (0) -3 (0) -1 (0) +11 (+0) +14 (+1) +4 (+0) -13 (0) -20 (-1) -9 (0) -19 (-1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 16' +2h 35' +0h 18' -1h 21' -4h 02' -0h 36' -3h 00' -2h 40' -0h 16' +1h 25' +4h 05' +0h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +6.1 +5.9 +6 +6 +5.9 +5.9 +5.9 +5.8 +5.8 +5.7 +6 +6.4   +5.9

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