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Kandahar vs Nuuk/ Godthåb Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kandahar, Afghanistan and Nuuk/ Godthåb, Greenland is approximately 8,079 km or 5,020 mi.
  • To reach Kandahar in this distance one would set out from Nuuk/ Godthåb bearing 52.3° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kandahar bearing 156.1° or SSE .
  • Kandahar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Nuuk/ Godthåb has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Kandahar is in or near the warm temperate desert scrub biome whereas Nuuk/ Godthåb is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 19.9 °C (35.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.3 °C (22.1°F) more in Kandahar. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 565.4 mm (22.3 in) less which is equivalent to 565.4 l/m² (13.88 US gal/ft²) or 5,654,000 l/ha (604,450 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 32.6° higher in Kandahar than in Nuuk/ Godthåb.
  • Relative humidity levels are 43.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7°C (12.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Kandahar relative to Nuuk/ Godthåb. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Nuuk/ Godthåb vs Kandahar.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+30) +19 (+35) +26 (+48) +29 (+52) +31 (+55) +31 (+57) +30 (+53) +28 (+51) +28 (+50) +26 (+46) +22 (+40) +19 (+34) +26 (+46)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +16 (+28) +22 (+39) +24 (+43) +25 (+45) +26 (+47) +25 (+46) +23 (+42) +20 (+36) +18 (+33) +15 (+26) +14 (+24) +20 (+36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +13 (+23) +18 (+32) +18 (+33) +17 (+31) +18 (+33) +19 (+34) +16 (+29) +12 (+21) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +10 (+17) +14 (+26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +15 (+1) -5 (0) -9 (0) -27 (-1) -53 (-2) -62 (-2) -80 (-3) -88 (-3) -88 (-3) -68 (-3) -67 (-3) -34 (-1) -565 (-22)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -5 ( -16) +4 (+14) -1 ( -3) +6 (+20) -6 ( -19) -7 ( -23) -9 ( -29) -10 ( -32) -12 ( -40) -10 ( -32) -9 ( -30) -6 ( -19)   -65 ( -18)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 11' +2h 51' +0h 29' -1h 54' -4h 23' -6h 11' -5h 18' -2h 51' -0h 25' +1h 58' +4h 27' +6h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +32.5 +32.4 +32.5 +32.6 +32.6 +32.6 +32.7 +32.8 +32.8 +32.7 +32.6 +32.4   +32.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -20 -20 -31 -40 -54 -61 -62 -62 -59 -49 -36 -25   -43.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +8 (+14) +10.8 (+19) +14.1 (+25) +12.9 (+23) +8.2 (+15) +5.2 (+9) +4.9 (+9) +3.2 (+6) +0.9 (+2) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +7.5 (+14) +7 (+13)

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