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Van vs Ammassalik Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Van, Turkey and Ammassalik, Greenland is approximately 5,770 km or 3,585 mi.
  • To reach Van in this distance one would set out from Ammassalik bearing 79.4° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Van bearing 148.8° or SSE .
  • Van has a warm, dry summer continental/ hemiboreal climate (Dsb) whereas Ammassalik has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Van is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Ammassalik is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 10.4 °C (18.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.5 °C (20.7°F) more in Van. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 598.9 mm (23.6 in) less which is equivalent to 598.9 l/m² (14.7 US gal/ft²) or 5,989,000 l/ha (640,264 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • There are 1173 more hours of sunlight per year in Van. In whichever way circa 3h 13' more per day or about 1 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27° higher in Van than in Ammassalik.
  • Relative humidity levels are 19.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.6°C (10.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Van relative to Ammassalik. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Ammassalik vs Van.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +10 (+19) +12 (+22) +14 (+24) +15 (+27) +17 (+31) +17 (+31) +17 (+31) +15 (+27) +12 (+21) +8 (+14) +12 (+22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +4 (+8) +9 (+17) +11 (+21) +12 (+22) +14 (+24) +16 (+28) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +10 (+19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +10 (+17) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +8 (+15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -83 (-3) -68 (-3) -56 (-2) -23 (-1) -13 (-1) -29 (-1) -43 (-2) -59 (-2) -62 (-2) -38 (-1) -54 (-2) -73 (-3) -599 (-24)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -14) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) -5 ( -17) -6 ( -19) -7 ( -23) -9 ( -30) -6 ( -19) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -16)   -53 ( -15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 09' +3h 51' +1h 36' +1h 54' +1h 29' +3h 34' +2h 29' +3h 21' +3h 22' +3h 58' +4h 34' +4h 17'   +3h 13'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 23' +2h 49' +0h 28' -1h 52' -4h 27' -6h 42' -5h 32' -2h 50' -0h 24' +1h 56' +4h 32' +6h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +26.9 +26.9 +27 +27 +27.1 +27.2 +27.1 +27.2 +27.2 +27.1 +27 +26.8   +27
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7 -7 -6 -10 -22 -32 -36 -41 -34 -18 -10 -8   -19.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.1 (+4) +3.1 (+6) +8.1 (+15) +8.8 (+16) +7 (+13) +5.9 (+11) +6 (+11) +4.2 (+8) +4.7 (+8) +6.5 (+12) +6.4 (+12) +4.9 (+9) +5.6 (+10)

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