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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Great Falls, Montana Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Great Falls, Montana, Usa is approximately 2,900 km or 1,802 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Great Falls, Montana bearing 324.8° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 293.9° or WNW .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Great Falls, Montana has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Great Falls, Montana is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean temperature is 10 °C (18°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.2 °C (25.6°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 110.2 mm (4.3 in) less which is equivalent to 110.2 l/m² (2.7 US gal/ft²) or 1,102,000 l/ha (117,811 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • There are 851 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Fairbanks, Alaska. In whichever way circa 2h 19' less per day or about 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.2° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Great Falls, Montana.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.8°C (12.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -9 (-15) -8 (-15) -15 (-27) -18 (-33) -17 (-31) -11 (-20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -12 (-22) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -12 (-22) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -10 (-18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -14 (-24) -6 (-11) -2 (-3) +1 (+1) 0 (-1) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -10 (-18) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -11 (0) -4 (0) -19 (-1) -28 (-1) -49 (-2) -26 (-1) +16 (+1) +11 (+0) -7 (0) +3 (+0) +4 (+0) +0 (+0) -110 (-4)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) +6 (+19) +7 (+23) +3 (+10) +5 (+16) +2 (+7) +2 (+6)   +14 (+4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 25' -2h 09' -1h 05' +1h 36' +0h 36' +0h 20' -3h 21' -5h 52' -5h 02' -4h 15' -2h 02' -3h 07'   -2h 19'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 01' -2h 05' -0h 21' +1h 22' +3h 19' +4h 58' +4h 07' +2h 05' +0h 18' -1h 26' -3h 22' -4h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -17.2 -17.2 -17.2 -17.3 -17.3 -17.4 -17.4 -17.4 -17.3 -17.3 -17.2 -17.1   -17.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +13 +6 +0 +5 -1 -2 +17 +20 +18 +25 +19 +17   +11.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -14.8 (-27) -15.6 (-28) -11.7 (-21) -4.7 (-8) -2.3 (-4) -1.6 (-3) +2.5 (+5) +1 (+2) -0.9 (-2) -5.8 (-10) -13.5 (-24) -13.6 (-24) -6.8 (-12)

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