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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Fort Smith, Arkansas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Fort Smith, Arkansas, Usa is approximately 4,796 km or 2,980 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Fort Smith, Arkansas bearing 330° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 286.4° or WNW .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Fort Smith, Arkansas has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Fort Smith, Arkansas is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 18.7 °C (33.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.5 °C (27.9°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 762.7 mm (30 in) less which is equivalent to 762.7 l/m² (18.72 US gal/ft²) or 7,627,000 l/ha (815,377 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • There are 637 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Fairbanks, Alaska. In whichever way circa 1h 44' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29.4° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Fort Smith, Arkansas.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16.1°C (29°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -26 (-46) -22 (-40) -18 (-33) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -12 (-21) -15 (-26) -17 (-30) -24 (-44) -29 (-52) -28 (-50) -20 (-36)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-47) -25 (-46) -23 (-41) -17 (-31) -11 (-21) -10 (-17) -11 (-19) -13 (-24) -16 (-28) -21 (-37) -27 (-48) -26 (-47) -19 (-34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-44) -25 (-45) -23 (-41) -16 (-28) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -12 (-22) -14 (-26) -17 (-31) -25 (-44) -25 (-44) -18 (-31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -36 (-1) -56 (-2) -91 (-4) -93 (-4) -118 (-5) -51 (-2) -28 (-1) -24 (-1) -58 (-2) -71 (-3) -81 (-3) -55 (-2) -763 (-30)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) -1 ( -4) -3 ( -10) -6 ( -20) -3 ( -10) +1 (+3) +6 (+19) +7 (+23) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0)   +12 (+3)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 30' -1h 14' +0h 44' +2h 24' +1h 42' +0h 50' -0h 36' -4h 29' -4h 54' -4h 54' -3h 56' -3h 56'   -1h 44'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 12' -2h 48' -0h 29' +1h 52' +4h 21' +6h 19' +5h 20' +2h 49' +0h 25' -1h 56' -4h 26' -6h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -29.3 -29.3 -29.4 -29.4 -29.4 -29.5 -29.5 -29.5 -29.5 -29.4 -29.3 -29.3   -29.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +12 +8 +6 -1 -12 -9 +2 +7 +10 +21 +21 +14   +6.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -23.1 (-42) -22.3 (-40) -19.1 (-34) -15 (-27) -13.6 (-24) -11.4 (-21) -9.3 (-17) -10.3 (-19) -11.9 (-21) -14.2 (-26) -20.9 (-38) -22.4 (-40) -16.1 (-29)

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