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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Boise, Idaho Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Boise, Idaho, Usa is approximately 3,070 km or 1,908 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Boise, Idaho bearing 331.2° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 304.8° or NW .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Boise, Idaho has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Boise, Idaho is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 13.4 °C (24.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.3 °C (27.5°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 31.4 mm (1.2 in) less which is equivalent to 31.4 l/m² (0.77 US gal/ft²) or 314,000 l/ha (33,569 US gal/ac) less. About 8/9 as much.
  • There are 976 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Fairbanks, Alaska. In whichever way circa 2h 39' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.1° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Boise, Idaho.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.8°C (17.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -21 (-37) -16 (-29) -11 (-20) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -18 (-33) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -15 (-26)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -22 (-40) -18 (-32) -10 (-18) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -6 (-12) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -15 (-27) -21 (-37) -20 (-37) -13 (-24)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -23 (-42) -19 (-33) -9 (-16) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -5 (-10) -7 (-12) -12 (-21) -20 (-37) -21 (-37) -12 (-22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -25 (-1) -17 (-1) -23 (-1) -23 (-1) -12 (0) +14 (+1) +39 (+2) +39 (+2) +4 (+0) +4 (+0) -17 (-1) -13 (-1) -31 (-1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -14) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) +4 (+13) +11 (+35) +12 (+39) +7 (+23) +5 (+16) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10)   +20 (+5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 30' -1h 05' +0h 13' +0h 58' -0h 13' -0h 58' -4h 50' -6h 58' -6h 36' -5h 15' -2h 56' -2h 40'   -2h 39'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 28' -2h 21' -0h 24' +1h 33' +3h 42' +5h 28' +4h 34' +2h 21' +0h 20' -1h 37' -3h 46' -5h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.1 -21.1 -21.2 -21.2 -21.2 -21.3 -21.3 -21.3 -21.2 -21.2 -21.1 -21   -21.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2 +0 +2 +3 -1 +4 +20 +25 +23 +24 +12 +1   +9.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -20.8 (-37) -21 (-38) -15.6 (-28) -7.7 (-14) -4.5 (-8) -2.2 (-4) +0.9 (+2) +0.3 (+1) -2.1 (-4) -8 (-14) -17.6 (-32) -19.7 (-35) -9.8 (-18)

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