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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories, Canada is approximately 1,363 km or 847 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories bearing 296° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 272.1° or W .
  • Both have a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Both are in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 0.8 °C (1.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.3 °C (5.9°F) less in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 84.3 mm (3.3 in) less which is equivalent to 84.3 l/m² (2.07 US gal/ft²) or 843,000 l/ha (90,122 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • There are 380 more hours of sunlight per year in Fairbanks, Alaska. In whichever way circa 1h 03' more per day or about 1 2/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.1°C (0.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +0 (0) +0 (+0) +0 (0) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +1 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) 0 (0) -1 (-1) 0 (0) -2 (-3) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +1 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) +0 (+0) +2 (+4) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -8 (0) -8 (0) -8 (0) -8 (0) -14 (-1) -10 (0) -6 (0) -1 (0) -6 (0) -13 (-1) -5 (0) +3 (+0) -84 (-3)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -4) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +5 (+16) +2 (+7) +3 (+10) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10)   +2 (+1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 15' +1h 10' +3h 09' +3h 44' +1h 52' +2h 50' +0h 48' -2h 17' +0h 04' -0h 09' +0h 48' +0h 21'   +1h 03'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 14' -0h 33' -0h 05' +0h 21' +0h 58' +1h 40' +1h 17' +0h 34' +0h 04' -0h 22' -0h 59' -1h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -3 -3 -3 -3 -3 -3.1 -3.1 -3.1 -3 -3 -3 -3   -3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2 -6 -11 -10 -7 -4 +1 +1 -2 -1 -7 -2   -3.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +3.5 (+6) +1.3 (+2) +0.6 (+1) -1.5 (-3) -1.2 (-2) -0.6 (-1) +0.2 (+0) -0.2 (0) -0.4 (-1) -1.9 (-3) -0.4 (-1) +2.1 (+4) +0.1 (+0)

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