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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Accra, Ghana is approximately 11,747 km or 7,300 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 346.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 213.5° or SSW .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 29.4 °C (52.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 36.3 °C (65.3°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 510.9 mm (20.1 in) less which is equivalent to 510.9 l/m (12.54 US gal/ft) or 5,109,000 l/ha (546,186 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 272 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Fairbanks, Alaska. In whichever way circa 0h 44' less per day or about 8/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 49.1° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 19.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 32.3°C (58.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Fairbanks, Alaska relative to Accra. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Accra vs Fairbanks, Alaska.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -51 (-91) -46 (-82) -37 (-66) -27 (-49) -16 (-28) -8 (-14) -5 (-8) -8 (-14) -16 (-29) -30 (-54) -43 (-77) -48 (-86) -28 (-50)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -51 (-92) -47 (-85) -40 (-71) -29 (-52) -18 (-32) -11 (-19) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -18 (-32) -30 (-54) -43 (-78) -48 (-87) -29 (-53)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -51 (-92) -49 (-88) -43 (-77) -30 (-55) -20 (-35) -13 (-24) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -20 (-35) -30 (-53) -44 (-79) -49 (-88) -31 (-56)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -4 (0) -27 (-1) -64 (-3) -74 (-3) -130 (-5) -158 (-6) -2 (0) +34 (+1) -16 (-1) -57 (-2) -18 (-1) +4 (+0) -511 (-20)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +5 (+18) +1 (+3) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) +6 (+19) +8 (+26) +2 (+7) +2 (+6) +5 (+17) +6 (+19)   +31 (+8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 09' -3h 04' +0h 01' +2h 58' +3h 29' +6h 20' +4h 13' +0h 17' -1h 38' -4h 21' -5h 38' -6h 27'   -0h 44'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 01' -3h 55' -0h 41' +2h 38' +5h 58' +8h 20' +7h 10' +3h 56' +0h 35' -2h 44' -6h 03' -8h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -58.9 -58.7 -58.7 -46.4 -29.9 -23.6 -29.6 -46.4 -59 -58.9 -58.9 -59   -49.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 -8 -18 -30 -38 -39 -31 -25 -21 -11 -4 -3   -19.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -49.6 (-89) -46.7 (-84) -41 (-74) -33 (-59) -25.8 (-46) -19.5 (-35) -14.3 (-26) -15.2 (-27) -21.7 (-39) -30.5 (-55) -42.5 (-77) -47.2 (-85) -32.3 (-58)

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