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Gor’Kij vs Narsarsuaq Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gor’Kij, Russia and Narsarsuaq, Greenland is approximately 4,778 km or 2,969 mi.
  • To reach Gor’Kij in this distance one would set out from Narsarsuaq bearing 54.7° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Gor’Kij bearing 135° or SE .
  • Gor’Kij has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Narsarsuaq has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Gor’Kij is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Narsarsuaq is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The mean temperature is 3.1 °C (5.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13 °C (23.4°F) more in Gor’Kij. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 3.5 mm (0.1 in) more which is equivalent to 3.5 l/m² (0.09 US gal/ft²) or 35,000 l/ha (3,742 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.9° higher in Gor’Kij than in Narsarsuaq.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -4 (-6) +1 (+3) +5 (+10) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) +0 (+1) -2 (-3) +3 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +3 (+0) +0 (+0) -11 (0) -4 (0) +14 (+1) +12 (+0) +13 (+1) -4 (0) -10 (0) +5 (+0) -4 (0) -12 (0) +3 (+0)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 13' +0h 38' +0h 06' -0h 25' -1h 01' -1h 29' -1h 15' -0h 39' -0h 05' +0h 26' +1h 02' +1h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +4.8 +4.8 +4.9 +4.9 +4.9 +4.9 +5 +5.1 +5.1 +5 +5 +4.9   +4.9

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