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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 12,401 km or 7,706 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 24.4° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 108.1° or ESE .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The average temperature is 29.7 °C (53.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 38.3 °C (68.9°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1711.9 mm (67.4 in) less which is equivalent to 1711.9 l/m (42.01 US gal/ft) or 17,119,000 l/ha (1,830,135 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 46.9° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 31.9°C (57.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Fairbanks, Alaska relative to Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands vs Fairbanks, Alaska.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -49 (-88) -45 (-81) -35 (-62) -24 (-43) -14 (-25) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -9 (-16) -15 (-28) -29 (-52) -41 (-73) -46 (-82) -27 (-48)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -51 (-92) -48 (-86) -40 (-71) -28 (-51) -18 (-32) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -19 (-33) -30 (-55) -43 (-77) -48 (-87) -30 (-53)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -53 (-96) -51 (-91) -45 (-80) -32 (-58) -22 (-39) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -22 (-39) -32 (-57) -45 (-81) -51 (-92) -33 (-59)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -125 (-5) -186 (-7) -207 (-8) -256 (-10) -186 (-7) -194 (-8) -174 (-7) -72 (-3) -70 (-3) -61 (-2) -87 (-3) -95 (-4) -1712 (-67)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) -3 ( -11) -6 ( -19) -7 ( -23) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +6 (+19) +6 (+20) +7 (+23) +2 (+7) +2 (+6)   +10 (+3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 56' -4h 29' -0h 47' +3h 02' +6h 46' +9h 21' +8h 05' +4h 30' +0h 41' -3h 09' -6h 52' -9h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -76.2 -71.4 -51.9 -28.8 -12.2 -5.9 -11.9 -28.7 -51.4 -71.7 -76.2 -76.6   -46.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2 -8 -19 -30 -37 -35 -26 -20 -14 -4 +1 +0   -15.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -48.6 (-87) -47.2 (-85) -41.2 (-74) -32.5 (-59) -25.6 (-46) -18.7 (-34) -14.8 (-27) -16.2 (-29) -20.7 (-37) -29.5 (-53) -40.9 (-74) -46.6 (-84) -31.9 (-57)

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