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Qausuittuq/ Resolute, Cornwallis Island, Nunavut vs Mellette, Sd Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Qausuittuq/ Resolute, Cornwallis Island, Nunavut, Canada and Mellette, Sd, Usa is approximately 3,310 km or 2,057 mi.
  • To reach Qausuittuq/ Resolute, Cornwallis Island, Nunavut in this distance one would set out from Mellette, Sd bearing 2.1° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Qausuittuq/ Resolute, Cornwallis Island, Nunavut bearing 5.7° or N .
  • Qausuittuq/ Resolute, Cornwallis Island, Nunavut has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Mellette, Sd has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Qausuittuq/ Resolute, Cornwallis Island, Nunavut is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Mellette, Sd is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean temperature is 22.5 °C (40.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.7 °C (4.9°F) more in Qausuittuq/ Resolute, Cornwallis Island, Nunavut. The continentality subtype is truly continental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 384.6 mm (15.1 in) less which is equivalent to 384.6 l/m² (9.44 US gal/ft²) or 3,846,000 l/ha (411,163 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29.6° lower in Qausuittuq/ Resolute, Cornwallis Island, Nunavut than in Mellette, Sd.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Qausuittuq/ Resolute, Cornwallis Island, Nunavut relative to Mellette, Sd. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Mellette, Sd vs Qausuittuq/ Resolute, Cornwallis Island, Nunavut.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -27 (-49) -33 (-60) -33 (-60) -29 (-53) -25 (-44) -23 (-42) -24 (-44) -26 (-47) -28 (-50) -26 (-47) -22 (-39) -27 (-48)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -24 (-44) -30 (-54) -30 (-54) -25 (-45) -19 (-35) -18 (-33) -19 (-34) -20 (-36) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -20 (-36) -23 (-40)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -21 (-38) -27 (-48) -27 (-48) -21 (-38) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -18 (-32) -19 (-35) -18 (-32) -18 (-33)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -7 (0) -10 (0) -30 (-1) -51 (-2) -66 (-3) -79 (-3) -42 (-2) -37 (-1) -33 (-1) -16 (-1) -10 (0) -5 (0) -385 (-15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 00' -6h 47' -0h 56' +3h 56' +9h 14' +8h 38' +8h 57' +6h 45' +0h 48' -4h 09' -9h 17' -8h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -29.7 -29.6 -29.6 -29.7 -29.7 -29.7 -29.6 -29.7 -29.6 -29.5 -29.6 -29.7   -29.6

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