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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Kapuskasing, Ontario Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada is approximately 4,074 km or 2,531 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Kapuskasing, Ontario bearing 319.6° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 262.5° or W .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Kapuskasing, Ontario has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Kapuskasing, Ontario is in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 3.4 °C (6.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.8 °C (8.6°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 585 mm (23 in) less which is equivalent to 585 l/m² (14.36 US gal/ft²) or 5,850,000 l/ha (625,404 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 467 more hours of sunlight per year in Fairbanks, Alaska. In whichever way circa 1h 17' more per day or about 1 2/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.3° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Kapuskasing, Ontario.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.6°C (8.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-12) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) +0 (-1) +0 (+1) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -7 (-13) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) 0 (0) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -8 (-14) -12 (-21) -7 (-12) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -7 (-13) -12 (-22) -6 (-10) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -42 (-2) -31 (-1) -45 (-2) -45 (-2) -56 (-2) -54 (-2) -54 (-2) -42 (-2) -71 (-3) -55 (-2) -56 (-2) -34 (-1) -585 (-23)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -10 ( -32) -8 ( -28) -8 ( -26) -7 ( -23) -6 ( -19) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -6) +1 (+3) -5 ( -17) -4 ( -13) -11 ( -37) -11 ( -35)   -75 ( -21)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 34' +0h 33' +2h 52' +4h 30' +4h 00' +4h 12' +1h 09' -1h 19' -0h 08' -0h 09' +0h 54' -0h 34'   +1h 17'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 46' -1h 56' -0h 19' +1h 17' +3h 06' +4h 41' +3h 52' +1h 57' +0h 16' -1h 19' -3h 09' -4h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -15.3 -15.2 -15.3 -15.3 -15.4 -15.4 -15.4 -15.5 -15.4 -15.4 -15.3 -15.2   -15.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -6 -7 -10 -10 -12 -11 -4 -3 -6 +3 -6 -7   -6.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -5.5 (-10) -4.5 (-8) -4.3 (-8) -3.2 (-6) -2.4 (-4) -1.6 (-3) -1.2 (-2) -2.1 (-4) -3.7 (-7) -6.7 (-12) -12.3 (-22) -7.3 (-13) -4.6 (-8)

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