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Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn vs Wake Island Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn, Greenland and Wake Island, Usa is approximately 9,726 km or 6,044 mi.
  • To reach Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn in this distance one would set out from Wake Island bearing 12.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn bearing 144.7° or SE .
  • Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Wake Island has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The average temperature is 30.9 °C (55.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.3 °C (34.7°F) more in Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 643.4 mm (25.3 in) less which is equivalent to 643.4 l/m² (15.79 US gal/ft²) or 6,434,000 l/ha (687,837 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 48.6° lower in Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn than in Wake Island.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn relative to Wake Island. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Wake Island vs Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -38 (-68) -38 (-68) -37 (-67) -33 (-59) -26 (-46) -22 (-39) -19 (-35) -21 (-38) -26 (-47) -32 (-57) -34 (-61) -37 (-66) -30 (-54)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -39 (-70) -39 (-70) -39 (-69) -34 (-62) -26 (-48) -22 (-39) -20 (-35) -21 (-38) -26 (-47) -32 (-57) -35 (-62) -37 (-67) -31 (-56)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -40 (-71) -40 (-73) -40 (-71) -36 (-65) -27 (-48) -22 (-39) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -26 (-48) -32 (-58) -36 (-64) -37 (-67) -31 (-57)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -20 (-1) -28 (-1) -44 (-2) -49 (-2) -26 (-1) -39 (-2) -70 (-3) -125 (-5) -88 (-3) -78 (-3) -50 (-2) -28 (-1) -643 (-25)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 45' -4h 39' -0h 46' +3h 03' +8h 02' +10h 51' +9h 57' +4h 41' +0h 40' -3h 10' -8h 12' -10h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -49.4 -49.5 -49.6 -49.7 -47.7 -41.6 -46.9 -50.1 -50 -49.9 -49.5 -49.8   -48.6

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