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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Fresno, California Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Fresno, California, Usa is approximately 3,628 km or 2,255 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Fresno, California bearing 338.1° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 315.5° or NW .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Fresno, California has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Fresno, California is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 20.3 °C (36.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20 °C (36°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 6.8 mm (0.3 in) more which is equivalent to 6.8 l/m² (0.17 US gal/ft²) or 68,000 l/ha (7,270 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1603 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Fairbanks, Alaska. In whichever way circa 4h 22' less per day or about 4/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.9° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Fresno, California.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.4% 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 Fresno, California. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Fresno, California vs Fairbanks, Alaska.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -31 (-56) -30 (-55) -24 (-43) -19 (-34) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -15 (-26) -17 (-30) -20 (-35) -27 (-48) -30 (-54) -29 (-52) -22 (-40)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -31 (-56) -31 (-55) -25 (-44) -17 (-30) -11 (-21) -9 (-17) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -22 (-40) -28 (-51) -29 (-52) -20 (-36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -31 (-56) -31 (-55) -25 (-45) -15 (-27) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -9 (-17) -13 (-23) -18 (-33) -27 (-48) -29 (-52) -18 (-33)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -38 (-1) -36 (-1) -39 (-2) -17 (-1) +8 (+0) +33 (+1) +47 (+2) +49 (+2) +18 (+1) +9 (+0) -15 (-1) -15 (-1) +7 (+0)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) -1 ( -4) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +5 (+16) +9 (+30) +12.5 (+40) +13.5 (+44) +9 (+30) +8 (+26) +6 (+20) 0 ( 0)   +63 (+17)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 30' -2h 58' -2h 27' -0h 58' -1h 54' -3h 02' -5h 09' -7h 54' -7h 44' -7h 25' -5h 14' -4h 13'   -4h 22'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 05' -2h 44' -0h 28' +1h 49' +4h 15' +6h 11' +5h 13' +2h 44' +0h 24' -1h 53' -4h 20' -6h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -27.9 -27.9 -28 -28 -28 -28.1 -28 -28.1 -28 -27.9 -27.8 -27.8   -27.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 +0 +1 +2 +4 +11 +21 +23 +22 +26 +17 -1   +10.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -30.1 (-54) -28.9 (-52) -22.1 (-40) -14 (-25) -8.6 (-15) -4.5 (-8) -2.5 (-5) -4.4 (-8) -8.3 (-15) -14.2 (-26) -23.4 (-42) -27.8 (-50) -15.7 (-28)

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