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Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories vs Ammassalik Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories, Canada and Ammassalik, Greenland is approximately 3,836 km or 2,384 mi.
  • To reach Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories in this distance one would set out from Ammassalik bearing 303.9° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories bearing 226.4° or SW .
  • Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Ammassalik has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Ammassalik is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 2 °C (3.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 29 °C (52.2°F) more in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 623.6 mm (24.6 in) less which is equivalent to 623.6 l/m² (15.3 US gal/ft²) or 6,236,000 l/ha (666,670 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • There are 250 more hours of sunlight per year in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories. In whichever way circa 0h 41' more per day or about 1 1/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.8° higher in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories than in Ammassalik.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5°C (9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories relative to Ammassalik. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Ammassalik vs Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-33) -13 (-23) -3 (-6) +5 (+8) +10 (+19) +13 (+24) +13 (+23) +11 (+19) +7 (+12) 0 (0) -11 (-20) -16 (-28) 0 (0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-35) -14 (-26) -6 (-11) +3 (+5) +8 (+14) +11 (+19) +11 (+19) +8 (+15) +4 (+8) -1 (-2) -12 (-22) -17 (-30) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -16 (-29) -9 (-17) 0 (0) +4 (+8) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +1 (+3) -3 (-5) -13 (-24) -18 (-32) -5 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -98 (-4) -84 (-3) -80 (-3) -61 (-2) -33 (-1) -6 (0) +6 (+0) -15 (-1) -45 (-2) -50 (-2) -70 (-3) -87 (-3) -624 (-25)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) -3 ( -11) -2 ( -6) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +1 (+3) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -7) 0 ( 0)   -15 ( -4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 27' +1h 44' +0h 29' +0h 50' +0h 48' +0h 34' -1h 05' +0h 50' -0h 26' +1h 09' +1h 08' +0h 48'   +0h 41'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 40' +0h 44' +0h 07' -0h 28' -1h 17' -2h 20' -1h 44' -0h 44' -0h 06' +0h 29' +1h 19' +2h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +3.8 +3.9 +3.9 +3.9 +3.9 +3.9 +3.8 +3.8 +3.7 +3.7 +3.8 +3.7   +3.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -6 -5 -9 -19 -31 -33 -28 -25 -14 -6 +4 +0   -14.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -19.6 (-35) -14.7 (-26) -7.1 (-13) -0.5 (-1) +1 (+2) +2.9 (+5) +3.9 (+7) +2.7 (+5) +1.4 (+3) -2.1 (-4) -11.4 (-21) -16.3 (-29) -5 (-9)

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