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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Kabul Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Kabul, Afghanistan is approximately 8,505 km or 5,285 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Kabul bearing 15.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 149.3° or SSE .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Kabul has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Kabul is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 14.9 °C (26.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13 °C (23.4°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 35.9 mm (1.4 in) less which is equivalent to 35.9 l/m² (0.88 US gal/ft²) or 359,000 l/ha (38,379 US gal/ac) less. About 8/9 as much.
  • There are 980 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Fairbanks, Alaska. In whichever way circa 2h 40' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.1° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Kabul.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.3°C (20.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-42) -19 (-35) -17 (-31) -14 (-26) -9 (-17) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -22 (-40) -27 (-48) -25 (-45) -17 (-31)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -14 (-24) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -8 (-15) -10 (-19) -12 (-22) -17 (-30) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -15 (-27)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -19 (-35) -12 (-22) -6 (-10) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -12 (-21) -20 (-35) -21 (-38) -13 (-23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -22 (-1) -50 (-2) -59 (-2) -64 (-3) -8 (0) +34 (+1) +41 (+2) +48 (+2) +22 (+1) +19 (+1) +2 (+0) +0 (+0) -36 (-1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) -2 ( -7) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -17) +1 (+3) +8 (+27) +12 (+39) +13 (+42) +9.5 (+32) +9 (+29) +7 (+23) +3 (+10)   +52.5 (+14)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 07' -1h 41' +1h 34' +3h 20' +0h 11' -0h 26' -2h 30' -5h 52' -5h 36' -6h 34' -5h 26' -4h 52'   -2h 40'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 16' -2h 50' -0h 29' +1h 53' +4h 25' +6h 23' +5h 23' +2h 51' +0h 25' -1h 58' -4h 29' -6h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -30 -29.9 -30 -30 -30.1 -30.3 -30.3 -30.4 -30.4 -30.3 -30.2 -30   -30.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +8 -1 -6 -11 -4 +10 +17 +20 +22 +30 +24 +13   +10.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -19.3 (-35) -18.7 (-34) -17.6 (-32) -14.3 (-26) -8.3 (-15) -3.2 (-6) -1.8 (-3) -3.2 (-6) -4.9 (-9) -8.1 (-15) -16.4 (-30) -19.2 (-35) -11.3 (-20)

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