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Gander, Newfoundland vs Ammassalik Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gander, Newfoundland, Canada and Ammassalik, Greenland is approximately 2,099 km or 1,304 mi.
  • To reach Gander, Newfoundland in this distance one would set out from Ammassalik bearing 216.3° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gander, Newfoundland bearing 201.8° or SSW .
  • Gander, Newfoundland has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Ammassalik has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Gander, Newfoundland is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Ammassalik is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 5.7 °C (10.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.1 °C (16.4°F) more in Gander, Newfoundland. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 197.6 mm (7.8 in) more which is equivalent to 197.6 l/m² (4.85 US gal/ft²) or 1,976,000 l/ha (211,248 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/5 as much.
  • There are 2 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Gander, Newfoundland. In whichever way circa 0h 00' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.6° higher in Gander, Newfoundland than in Ammassalik.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.6°C (6.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Gander, Newfoundland relative to Ammassalik. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Ammassalik vs Gander, Newfoundland.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +7 (+12) +9 (+16) +11 (+19) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +3 (+6) +6 (+11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +10 (+17) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +3 (+6) +6 (+10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+1) 0 (-1) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +5 (+10) +6 (+11) +3 (+6) +5 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -5 (0) +6 (+0) +18 (+1) +20 (+1) +17 (+1) +32 (+1) +26 (+1) +30 (+1) +15 (+1) +19 (+1) +13 (+0) +7 (+0) +198 (+8)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +8 (+28) +8 (+26) +7 (+23) +6 (+19) +6 (+20) +6 (+19) +7 (+23) +3 (+10) +5 (+16) +6 (+20) +8 (+26)   +79 (+22)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 15' +1h 39' +0h 05' -1h 44' -2h 30' -2h 18' -2h 40' -0h 58' +0h 32' +1h 58' +1h 38' +2h 03'   +0h 00'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 16' +2h 09' +0h 21' -1h 25' -3h 28' -5h 26' -4h 24' -2h 09' -0h 18' +1h 28' +3h 32' +5h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +16.5 +16.6 +16.6 +16.6 +16.7 +16.7 +16.6 +16.7 +16.6 +16.6 +16.5 +16.4   +16.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 +2 -3 -7 -18 -23 -22 -20 -14 -8 +1 +4   -8.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.8 (+1) +0.5 (+1) +3.9 (+7) +3.8 (+7) +2.1 (+4) +2.6 (+5) +4.9 (+9) +5.1 (+9) +4.8 (+9) +4.6 (+8) +5.9 (+11) +3.8 (+7) +3.6 (+6)

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