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Uummannaq vs Sodankyla, Lapland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Uummannaq, Greenland and Sodankyla, Lapland, Finland is approximately 2,934 km or 1,824 mi.
  • To reach Uummannaq in this distance one would set out from Sodankyla, Lapland bearing 313.1° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Uummannaq bearing 238.1° or WSW .
  • Uummannaq has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Sodankyla, Lapland has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Uummannaq is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Sodankyla, Lapland is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 2.9 °C (5.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.2 °C (11.2°F) less in Uummannaq. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 300 mm (11.8 in) less which is equivalent to 300 l/m² (7.36 US gal/ft²) or 3,000,000 l/ha (320,720 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.4° lower in Uummannaq than in Sodankyla, Lapland.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.5°C (6.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Uummannaq relative to Sodankyla, Lapland. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Sodankyla, Lapland vs Uummannaq.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-1 (-2) -3 (-5) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) -5 (-9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) -1 (-3) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -7 (0) -10 (0) -12 (0) -11 (0) -24 (-1) -45 (-2) -54 (-2) -51 (-2) -34 (-1) -32 (-1) -14 (-1) -6 (0) -300 (-12)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -11 ( -35) -11 ( -39) -8 ( -26) -9 ( -30) -8 ( -26) -13 ( -43) -11 ( -35) -12 ( -39) -10 ( -33) -11 ( -35) -11 ( -37) -11 ( -35)   -126 ( -35)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 16' -1h 08' -0h 09' +0h 40' +2h 34' +0h 15' +2h 09' +1h 10' +0h 08' -0h 42' -2h 37' -0h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2.9 -3.2 -3.2 -3.3 -3.3 -3.3 -3.4 -3.3 -3.4 -3.3 -3.1 -3.6   -3.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -11 -17 -5 +7 +8 +3 -2 -10 -10 -8 -8 -11   -5.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.6 (+1) -3.6 (-6) -6.5 (-12) -7.1 (-13) -3.4 (-6) -5.7 (-10) -6.2 (-11) -5.5 (-10) -4.5 (-8) -2.9 (-5) +0.8 (+1) +2.6 (+5) -3.5 (-6)

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