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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn, Greenland is approximately 3,791 km or 2,356 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn bearing 311.1° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 218.9° or SW .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.1 °C (1.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.8 °C (32°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 13.1 mm (0.5 in) more which is equivalent to 13.1 l/m² (0.32 US gal/ft²) or 131,000 l/ha (14,005 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 227 more hours of sunlight per year in Fairbanks, Alaska. In whichever way circa 0h 38' more per day or about 1 1/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.4° higher in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -4 (-7) +4 (+8) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +10 (+19) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +1 (+2) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) +3 (+5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -6 (-10) +1 (+2) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +9 (+17) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +0 (+0) -9 (-16) -10 (-19) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -2 (-3) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +6 (+12) +4 (+8) +3 (+6) -1 (-1) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) -3 (0) -4 (0) -7 (0) -3 (0) +16 (+1) +16 (+1) +18 (+1) -17 (-1) -9 (0) -1 (0) +5 (+0) +13 (+1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -7) -3 ( -10) -6 ( -20) -1 ( -3) +4 (+13) +6 (+19) +6 (+19) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -7) -1 ( -3)   0 ( 0)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 44' +3h 11' +2h 36' +2h 34' +0h 34' +0h 24' -1h 13' -4h 11' -1h 10' +0h 03' +2h 00' +1h 09'   +0h 38'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 28' +1h 11' +0h 10' -0h 43' -2h 44' -3h 20' -3h 31' -1h 12' -0h 09' +0h 45' +2h 48' +3h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +4.2 +4.5 +4.5 +4.5 +4.4 +4.4 +4.3 +4.3 +4.3 +4.3 +4.1 +4.5   +4.4

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