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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard, Norway is approximately 4,494 km or 2,792 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard bearing 351.5° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 185.3° or S .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average annual temperature is 1.5 °C (2.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 28.3 °C (50.9°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 116.9 mm (4.6 in) less which is equivalent to 116.9 l/m² (2.87 US gal/ft²) or 1,169,000 l/ha (124,974 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.7° higher in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard.
  • Relative humidity levels are 26% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.3°C (11.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-26) -10 (-18) -1 (-1) +7 (+13) +14 (+26) +17 (+31) +15 (+28) +12 (+22) +8 (+14) -2 (-4) -12 (-21) -15 (-27) 2 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -13 (-23) -5 (-8) +4 (+8) +10 (+18) +13 (+23) +12 (+21) +9 (+16) +4 (+7) -4 (-8) -14 (-26) -17 (-30) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -16 (-28) -9 (-16) +2 (+3) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +5 (+10) +0 (+1) -7 (-12) -17 (-30) -19 (-34) -5 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -27 (-1) -19 (-1) -24 (-1) -14 (-1) -8 (0) +12 (+0) +24 (+1) +13 (+1) -24 (-1) -19 (-1) -16 (-1) -15 (-1) -117 (-5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -12 ( -39) -11 ( -39) -14 ( -45) -13 ( -43) -8 ( -26) -4 ( -13) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10) -11 ( -37) -11 ( -35) -11 ( -37) -13 ( -42)   -111 ( -30)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 41' +4h 22' +0h 31' -2h 20' -5h 37' -3h 20' -4h 32' -4h 21' -0h 27' +2h 29' +5h 37' +3h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +9.8 +9.8 +9.9 +9.9 +9.8 +9.7 +9.6 +9.5 +9.5 +9.4 +9.7 +9.9   +9.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -11 -18 -29 -36 -41 -43 -36 -31 -28 -15 -11 -13   -26
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -18 (-32) -15 (-27) -8.9 (-16) -2 (-4) +0.8 (+1) +2.9 (+5) +4 (+7) +2.4 (+4) -1.4 (-3) -6.4 (-12) -15.5 (-28) -18.3 (-33) -6.3 (-11)

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