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Upernavik vs Shannon Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Upernavik, Greenland and Shannon, Ireland is approximately 3,132 km or 1,946 mi.
  • To reach Upernavik in this distance one would set out from Shannon bearing 332.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Upernavik bearing 289.5° or WNW .
  • Upernavik has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Shannon has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average annual temperature is 16.7 °C (30°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.5 °C (27.9°F) more in Upernavik. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 680 mm (26.8 in) less which is equivalent to 680 l/m² (16.69 US gal/ft²) or 6,800,000 l/ha (726,965 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • There are 40 more hours of sunlight per year in Upernavik. In whichever way circa 0h 05' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20° lower in Upernavik than in Shannon.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16.8°C (30.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -25 (-44) -26 (-46) -21 (-37) -14 (-26) -12 (-21) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -13 (-24) -15 (-27) -15 (-28) -19 (-34) -17 (-30)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -25 (-45) -27 (-48) -21 (-38) -14 (-25) -11 (-21) -10 (-17) -9 (-17) -12 (-22) -15 (-26) -16 (-28) -20 (-35) -17 (-30)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -26 (-46) -28 (-50) -22 (-39) -13 (-24) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -16 (-28) -20 (-35) -17 (-30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -87 (-3) -61 (-2) -63 (-2) -44 (-2) -49 (-2) -49 (-2) -31 (-1) -51 (-2) -46 (-2) -62 (-2) -60 (-2) -77 (-3) -680 (-27)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -12 ( -39) -9 ( -32) -10 ( -32) -9 ( -30) -9 ( -29) -12 ( -40) -14 ( -45) -14 ( -45) -11 ( -37) -7 ( -23) -9 ( -30) -15 ( -48)   -131 ( -36)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 50' -1h 56' +0h 03' +2h 00' +0h 56' +1h 28' +3h 50' +1h 48' -0h 14' -1h 32' -2h 00' -1h 23'   +0h 05'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 59' -4h 44' -0h 40' +2h 45' +7h 39' +7h 28' +7h 55' +4h 50' +0h 34' -2h 52' -7h 47' -7h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20 -19.9 -20 -20 -20 -20 -20.1 -20.1 -20.1 -20 -20 -20.1   -20
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -20 -17 -13 -3 +10 +8 +5 +2 +0 -2 -7 -15   -4.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -24.2 (-44) -26.8 (-48) -27.6 (-50) -20.9 (-38) -11.6 (-21) -9.8 (-18) -8.4 (-15) -8.8 (-16) -11.7 (-21) -14.5 (-26) -16.2 (-29) -21.1 (-38) -16.8 (-30)

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