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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Damascus Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Damascus, Syria is approximately 9,086 km or 5,646 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Damascus bearing 1.9° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 176.3° or S .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Damascus has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Damascus is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 20.3 °C (36.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.4 °C (36.7°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 72.9 mm (2.9 in) more which is equivalent to 72.9 l/m² (1.79 US gal/ft²) or 729,000 l/ha (77,935 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • There are 1529 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Fairbanks, Alaska. In whichever way circa 4h 10' less per day or about 4/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 31.3° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Damascus.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.7°C (28.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -31 (-55) -28 (-50) -22 (-40) -18 (-32) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -13 (-24) -17 (-30) -20 (-35) -27 (-48) -32 (-57) -31 (-55) -22 (-39)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-55) -28 (-51) -24 (-42) -17 (-31) -12 (-21) -10 (-17) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -17 (-30) -23 (-42) -30 (-54) -30 (-54) -20 (-37)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -31 (-55) -29 (-53) -24 (-44) -16 (-28) -10 (-17) -6 (-12) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -13 (-24) -20 (-36) -29 (-51) -30 (-54) -19 (-33)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -32 (-1) -24 (-1) -18 (-1) -6 (0) +10 (+0) +34 (+1) +48 (+2) +50 (+2) +24 (+1) +12 (+0) -6 (0) -18 (-1) +73 (+3)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +10 (+33) +13 (+42) +14 (+45) +10 (+33) +9 (+29) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0)   +63 (+17)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 00' -2h 49' -1h 29' -0h 02' -1h 44' -2h 06' -4h 56' -7h 48' -7h 34' -6h 48' -5h 52' -4h 54'   -4h 10'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 21' -2h 53' -0h 30' +1h 56' +4h 29' +6h 29' +5h 29' +2h 54' +0h 25' -2h 00' -4h 34' -6h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -31.2 -31.1 -31.1 -31.2 -31.3 -31.4 -31.5 -31.6 -31.5 -31.4 -31.3 -31.2   -31.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +4 +5 +3 +4 +5 +10 +18 +20 +19 +28 +16 +4   +11.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -28.4 (-51) -25.8 (-46) -20.7 (-37) -13.5 (-24) -8.7 (-16) -5.2 (-9) -3.1 (-6) -5.3 (-10) -10 (-18) -14.6 (-26) -25.3 (-46) -28 (-50) -15.7 (-28)

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