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Prins Christian Sund Climate & Temperature

  • Prins Christian Sund, Greenland is at 60°3'N, 43°9'W, 75 m (245 ft). See map.
  • Prins Christian Sund has a polar tundra climate with no true summer (Köppen-Geiger classification: ET).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Prins Christian Sund is situated in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 0.6 degrees Celsius (33.1 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.6 °C (19.1°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic. Prins Christian Sund Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 2504 mm (98.6 inches) which is equivalent to 2504 Litres/m² (61.42 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Prins Christian Sund you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Macquarie Island, Australia where you would find a Tundra climate.

Prins Christian Sund Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (28) -2 (29) -1 (29) 2 (35) 4 (40) 8 (46) 10 (50) 10 (50) 7 (45) 3 (38) 1 (33) -1 (30) 3 (38)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (25) -4 (25) -4 (25) -1 (30) 2 (35) 4 (40) 7 (44) 7 (44) 5 (40) 1 (34) -1 (30) -3 (26) 1 (33)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (21) -6 (21) -6 (21) -3 (26) 0 (31) 2 (35) 4 (38) 4 (38) 2 (36) -1 (30) -3 (26) -5 (23) -2 (29)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 250 (10) 259 (10) 201 (8) 233 (9) 177 (7) 140 (6) 131 (5) 180 (7) 238 (9) 216 (9) 233 (9) 246 (10) 2504 (99)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 6h 49' 9h 05' 11h 47' 14h 37' 17h 12' 18h 44' 18h 01' 15h 40' 12h 53' 10h 03' 7h 28' 6h 01' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 10.2 19.5 30.3 41.9 50.2 53.4 50.3 42 30.5 19.1 10 6.6 30.3

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