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Gor’Kij vs Nanortalik Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gor’Kij, Russia and Nanortalik, Greenland is approximately 4,836 km or 3,005 mi.
  • To reach Gor’Kij in this distance one would set out from Nanortalik bearing 53.9° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Gor’Kij bearing 133.7° or SE .
  • Gor’Kij has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Nanortalik has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Gor’Kij is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Nanortalik is in or near the boreal rain forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 2 °C (3.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20 °C (36°F) more in Gor’Kij. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 276.5 mm (10.9 in) less which is equivalent to 276.5 l/m² (6.79 US gal/ft²) or 2,765,000 l/ha (295,597 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.9° higher in Gor’Kij than in Nanortalik.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Gor’Kij relative to Nanortalik. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Nanortalik vs Gor’Kij.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -2 (-3) +4 (+8) +9 (+16) +11 (+19) +12 (+21) +10 (+17) +5 (+8) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) -6 (-11) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -24 (-1) -38 (-1) -14 (-1) -23 (-1) +7 (+0) -16 (-1) +23 (+1) -25 (-1) -62 (-2) -66 (-3) -38 (-1) -2 (0) -277 (-11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 55' +0h 29' +0h 05' -0h 19' -0h 46' -1h 06' -0h 56' -0h 29' -0h 04' +0h 20' +0h 47' +1h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +3.8 +3.8 +3.9 +3.8 +3.9 +3.9 +3.9 +4 +4 +4 +4 +3.8   +3.9

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