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Fairbanks, Alaska vs King George Island, South Shetland Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is approximately 15,879 km or 9,867 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from King George Island, South Shetland Islands bearing 315.3° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 309.5° or NW .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas King George Island, South Shetland Islands has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.6 °C (1.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 32 °C (57.6°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 521.1 mm (20.5 in) less which is equivalent to 521.1 l/m² (12.79 US gal/ft²) or 5,211,000 l/ha (557,090 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.9° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in King George Island, South Shetland Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 23.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5°C (9.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Fairbanks, Alaska relative to King George Island, South Shetland Islands. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of King George Island, South Shetland Islands vs Fairbanks, Alaska.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -21 (-39) -12 (-22) +1 (+2) +13 (+24) +21 (+38) +23 (+41) +21 (+37) +12 (+21) -1 (-2) -15 (-28) -22 (-40) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -27 (-1) -57 (-2) -79 (-3) -76 (-3) -55 (-2) -25 (-1) -9 (0) -10 (0) -51 (-2) -54 (-2) -47 (-2) -30 (-1) -521 (-21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -13h 31' -7h 43' -1h 21' +5h 13' +11h 35' +15h 49' +13h 47' +7h 44' +1h 10' -5h 24' -11h 45' -15h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -42.1 -23.3 -1.8 +21.4 +37.8 +44 +38 +21.2 -1.6 -24.3 -42.4 -49.3   -1.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7 -16 -28 -35 -41 -39 -32 -27 -25 -12 -9 -9   -23.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -25.2 (-45) -23 (-41) -16.2 (-29) -4.9 (-9) +3.8 (+7) +11.4 (+21) +14.8 (+27) +14.3 (+26) +6.7 (+12) -3 (-5) -16.3 (-29) -22.8 (-41) -5 (-9)

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