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Sal vs Upernavik Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Sal, Cape Verde and Upernavik, Greenland is approximately 6,581 km or 4,090 mi.
  • To reach Sal in this distance one would set out from Upernavik bearing 142.4° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Sal bearing 169.1° or S .
  • Sal has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Upernavik has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average annual temperature is 30.1 °C (54.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20 °C (36°F) less in Sal. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 177.5 mm (7 in) less which is equivalent to 177.5 l/m² (4.36 US gal/ft²) or 1,775,000 l/ha (189,759 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • There are 1126 more hours of sunlight per year in Sal. In whichever way circa 3h 06' more per day or about 1 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 53.7° higher in Sal than in Upernavik.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 27.4°C (49.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Sal relative to Upernavik. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Upernavik vs Sal.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +37 (+67) +40 (+72) +39 (+70) +32 (+58) +24 (+43) +20 (+36) +17 (+31) +20 (+36) +25 (+45) +30 (+54) +32 (+58) +35 (+63) +29 (+53)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +38 (+68) +41 (+73) +41 (+74) +34 (+62) +25 (+45) +21 (+38) +19 (+33) +20 (+36) +25 (+45) +30 (+53) +33 (+59) +36 (+64) +30 (+54)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +39 (+70) +41 (+74) +42 (+76) +36 (+65) +26 (+47) +22 (+40) +20 (+36) +20 (+36) +25 (+45) +29 (+52) +33 (+59) +36 (+65) +31 (+55)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -6 (0) -6 (0) -7 (0) -12 (0) -11 (0) -14 (-1) -25 (-1) -17 (-1) -2 (0) -25 (-1) -33 (-1) -20 (-1) -178 (-7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7 ( -23) -7 ( -25) -6 ( -19) -7 ( -23) -6 ( -19) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) -9 ( -29) -9 ( -30) -8 ( -26)   -74 ( -20)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +6h 13' +6h 45' +4h 44' +1h 24' +0h 32' -0h 10' -3h 19' -1h 29' +3h 30' +6h 19' +6h 58' +5h 48'   +3h 06'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +11h 07' +6h 37' +1h 00' -4h 03' -10h 24' -11h 01' -11h 06' -6h 44' -0h 52' +4h 13' +10h 34' +11h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +55.8 +55.7 +55.9 +56 +48.9 +42.6 +48.4 +56 +56 +55.7 +55.8 +56   +53.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 -3 -3 -8 -16 -13 -12 -12 -9 -12 -11 -4   -8.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +35.8 (+64) +38.2 (+69) +38.7 (+70) +31.5 (+57) +21.3 (+38) +18 (+32) +15.9 (+29) +17.2 (+31) +22.7 (+41) +26.4 (+48) +29.3 (+53) +33.3 (+60) +27.4 (+49)

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