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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Adelaide, South Australia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Adelaide, South Australia, Australia is approximately 12,769 km or 7,935 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Adelaide, South Australia bearing 26.7° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 60° or ENE .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Adelaide, South Australia has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Adelaide, South Australia is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 19.3 °C (34.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 29.4 °C (52.9°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 171.4 mm (6.7 in) less which is equivalent to 171.4 l/m² (4.21 US gal/ft²) or 1,714,000 l/ha (183,238 US gal/ac) less. About 5/8 as much.
  • There are 411 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Fairbanks, Alaska. In whichever way circa 1h 08' less per day or about 5/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Adelaide, South Australia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.4°C (24.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -47 (-84) -42 (-75) -30 (-54) -17 (-31) -3 (-6) +5 (+10) +8 (+14) +3 (+6) -5 (-10) -21 (-38) -36 (-64) -43 (-77) -19 (-34)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -45 (-81) -42 (-75) -32 (-57) -18 (-32) -5 (-9) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +2 (+4) -6 (-11) -20 (-35) -34 (-62) -42 (-75) -19 (-35)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -44 (-79) -42 (-75) -33 (-59) -18 (-33) -6 (-11) +2 (+4) +4 (+8) +1 (+2) -7 (-12) -18 (-33) -33 (-60) -40 (-73) -20 (-35)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -7 (0) -10 (0) -12 (0) -30 (-1) -41 (-2) -16 (-1) -19 (-1) -1 (0) -16 (-1) -15 (-1) -2 (0) -3 (0) -171 (-7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +3 (+11) +1 (+3) -6 ( -20) -6 ( -19) -5 ( -17) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -6) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +2 (+6)   -13 ( -4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -8h 15' -5h 03' -0h 34' +4h 04' +5h 29' +7h 02' +4h 32' +0h 05' -2h 14' -4h 21' -6h 08' -8h 13'   -1h 08'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 22' -5h 23' -0h 57' +3h 39' +8h 03' +10h 57' +9h 33' +5h 24' +0h 49' -3h 47' -8h 10' -10h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -69.3 -50.6 -29.2 -6 +10.6 +17 +10.9 -5.8 -28.6 -51.1 -69.3 -76.5   -29
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +45 +36 +22 +4 -11 -18 -9 +0 +11 +29 +40 +43   +16
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -30 (-54) -28.5 (-51) -22.2 (-40) -14.1 (-25) -7.3 (-13) -1.3 (-2) +3.3 (+6) +2 (+4) -2.7 (-5) -10.8 (-19) -22.1 (-40) -27.5 (-50) -13.4 (-24)

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