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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Colombo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Colombo, Sri Lanka is approximately 11,131 km or 6,917 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Colombo bearing 18.7° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 131.7° or SE .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Colombo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean temperature is 30.3 °C (54.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 38.6 °C (69.5°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2127.9 mm (83.8 in) less which is equivalent to 2127.9 l/m² (52.22 US gal/ft²) or 21,279,000 l/ha (2,274,866 US gal/ac) less. About 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 48.9° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Colombo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 32.9°C (59.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -50 (-89) -45 (-81) -36 (-65) -27 (-48) -16 (-29) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -18 (-32) -30 (-54) -42 (-75) -47 (-85) -28 (-51)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -50 (-90) -47 (-84) -39 (-71) -29 (-52) -19 (-34) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -14 (-25) -20 (-36) -31 (-55) -43 (-77) -48 (-86) -30 (-54)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -50 (-91) -49 (-87) -42 (-76) -31 (-56) -22 (-40) -16 (-28) -14 (-25) -17 (-30) -23 (-41) -32 (-57) -44 (-79) -49 (-88) -32 (-58)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -50 (-2) -59 (-2) -121 (-5) -245 (-10) -367 (-14) -151 (-6) -78 (-3) -64 (-3) -212 (-8) -346 (-14) -290 (-11) -146 (-6) -2128 (-84)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) -5 ( -16) -14 ( -47) -16 ( -52) -12 ( -40) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) -7 ( -23) -10 ( -32) -10 ( -33) -4 ( -13)   -80 ( -22)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 57' -3h 53' -0h 40' +2h 37' +5h 54' +8h 15' +7h 06' +3h 53' +0h 35' -2h 42' -6h 00' -8h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -57.6 -57.3 -57.4 -47.7 -31.2 -24.9 -30.8 -47.6 -57.9 -57.7 -57.7 -57.7   -48.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 -7 -19 -31 -38 -36 -27 -22 -19 -11 -6 -2   -18.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -47.9 (-86) -45.9 (-83) -40.9 (-74) -33.4 (-60) -27 (-49) -20.7 (-37) -16.5 (-30) -18.1 (-33) -23.2 (-42) -31.5 (-57) -42.6 (-77) -46.6 (-84) -32.9 (-59)

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