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Santiago vs Pituffik/ Thule Air Base Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Santiago, Chile and Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland is approximately 12,236 km or 7,604 mi.
  • To reach Santiago in this distance one would set out from Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 181.7° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Santiago bearing 180.5° or S .
  • Santiago has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Santiago is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 24.8 °C (44.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.3 °C (29.3°F) less in Santiago. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 137.6 mm (5.4 in) more which is equivalent to 137.6 l/m (3.38 US gal/ft) or 1,376,000 l/ha (147,104 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/9 as much.
  • There are 792 more hours of sunlight per year in Santiago. In whichever way circa 2h 12' more per day or about 1 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42.2° higher in Santiago than in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 24.1°C (43.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Santiago 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 Santiago.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +49 (+88) +50 (+89) +47 (+85) +36 (+64) +20 (+35) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +18 (+33) +29 (+52) +38 (+68) +46 (+82) +30 (+54)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +44 (+78) +44 (+79) +41 (+73) +30 (+54) +16 (+28) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +12 (+22) +23 (+42) +33 (+60) +41 (+73) +25 (+45)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +39 (+70) +40 (+73) +38 (+68) +29 (+52) +15 (+26) +5 (+8) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +10 (+18) +21 (+37) +30 (+54) +36 (+65) +22 (+40)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -6 (0) -5 (0) -1 (0) +1 (+0) +34 (+1) +49 (+2) +65 (+3) +14 (+1) -2 (0) -2 (0) -2 (0) -7 (0) +138 (+5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) -4 ( -14) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) +6 (+20) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) +2 (+7) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -16)   -1 ( 0)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +10h 23' +9h 44' +4h 25' -3h 38' -6h 17' -6h 28' -5h 07' -2h 44' +1h 02' +5h 50' +8h 54' +10h 21'   +2h 12'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +13h 57' +11h 02' +1h 41' -7h 17' -13h 43' -14h 10' -13h 58' -10h 56' -1h 27' +7h 36' +13h 45' +14h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +82.4 +63.4 +42.2 +19 +2.5 -3.8 +2.2 +19 +41.8 +64.2 +82.6 +89.8   +42.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7 -1 +4 +11 +17 +15 +13 +10 +10 +3 -3 -9   +5.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +39.1 (+70) +40.8 (+73) +39.2 (+71) +30.4 (+55) +17.6 (+32) +8.4 (+15) +5 (+9) +6.4 (+12) +13.2 (+24) +22.6 (+41) +30.5 (+55) +36.3 (+65) +24.1 (+43)

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