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Cairo, Illinois vs Pituffik/ Thule Air Base Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cairo, Illinois, Usa and Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland is approximately 4,512 km or 2,804 mi.
  • To reach Cairo, Illinois in this distance one would set out from Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 205.4° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cairo, Illinois bearing 187.2° or S .
  • Cairo, Illinois has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Cairo, Illinois is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 26.5 °C (47.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.2 °C (9.4°F) less in Cairo, Illinois. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1029 mm (40.5 in) more which is equivalent to 1029 l/m² (25.25 US gal/ft²) or 10,290,000 l/ha (1,100,069 US gal/ac) more. About 9 2/7 as much.
  • There are 1231 more hours of sunlight per year in Cairo, Illinois. In whichever way circa 3h 22' more per day or about 1 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.4° higher in Cairo, Illinois than in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 23.2°C (41.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Cairo, Illinois 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 Cairo, Illinois.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+47) +30 (+53) +34 (+61) +34 (+61) +29 (+51) +27 (+48) +25 (+44) +26 (+46) +27 (+49) +29 (+52) +27 (+48) +26 (+46) +28 (+51)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+47) +30 (+53) +33 (+60) +33 (+59) +26 (+47) +24 (+43) +22 (+40) +23 (+41) +24 (+44) +26 (+47) +26 (+46) +26 (+46) +27 (+48)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+47) +29 (+53) +32 (+57) +31 (+56) +24 (+42) +21 (+37) +20 (+36) +19 (+35) +21 (+38) +24 (+43) +24 (+43) +25 (+45) +25 (+44)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +108 (+4) +88 (+3) +118 (+5) +98 (+4) +105 (+4) +97 (+4) +65 (+3) +55 (+2) +58 (+2) +62 (+2) +89 (+4) +86 (+3) +1029 (+41)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +5 (+18) +8 (+26) +7 (+23) +6 (+19) +6 (+20) +3 (+10) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +4 (+13)   +52 (+14)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 01' +5h 24' +3h 01' -1h 16' -0h 46' +1h 16' +2h 05' +3h 30' +5h 08' +7h 09' +6h 18' +4h 38'   +3h 22'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +9h 46' +8h 26' +1h 12' -5h 29' -10h 01' -9h 30' -9h 44' -8h 20' -1h 02' +5h 44' +9h 59' +9h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +39.5 +39.2 +39.5 +39.5 +39.5 +39.5 +39.4 +39.5 +39.4 +39.1 +39.4 +39.5   +39.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 +2 -4 -8 -6 -12 -14 -13 -12 -16 -7 +1   -7.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +25.5 (+46) +28.2 (+51) +30.1 (+54) +28.2 (+51) +22.6 (+41) +19.6 (+35) +18 (+32) +18.5 (+33) +19.7 (+35) +20.8 (+37) +22.4 (+40) +24.4 (+44) +23.2 (+42)

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