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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Kolkata/ Calcutta Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Kolkata/ Calcutta, India is approximately 9,189 km or 5,710 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Kolkata/ Calcutta bearing 20.9° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 129.3° or SE .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Kolkata/ Calcutta has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Kolkata/ Calcutta is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 29.8 °C (53.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 29.7 °C (53.5°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1523.9 mm (60 in) less which is equivalent to 1523.9 l/m² (37.4 US gal/ft²) or 15,239,000 l/ha (1,629,150 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • There are 504 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Fairbanks, Alaska. In whichever way circa 1h 23' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Kolkata/ Calcutta.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 30.4°C (54.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -45 (-81) -43 (-77) -38 (-69) -30 (-55) -20 (-36) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -20 (-35) -32 (-58) -42 (-76) -44 (-79) -29 (-53)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -44 (-78) -43 (-77) -39 (-71) -31 (-56) -22 (-39) -15 (-27) -12 (-22) -15 (-28) -22 (-39) -32 (-58) -41 (-74) -42 (-76) -30 (-54)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -42 (-75) -43 (-77) -40 (-73) -32 (-57) -23 (-41) -17 (-30) -15 (-26) -18 (-32) -24 (-42) -32 (-57) -41 (-73) -41 (-73) -30 (-55)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) -20 (-1) -26 (-1) -52 (-2) -127 (-5) -253 (-10) -364 (-14) -299 (-12) -264 (-10) -120 (-5) -6 (0) +5 (+0) -1524 (-60)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +8 (+26) +4 (+14) +2 (+6) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10) -7 ( -23) -10 ( -32) -10 ( -32) -10 ( -33) -1 ( -3) +7 (+23) +7 (+23)   -14 ( -4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 58' -4h 36' -1h 23' +0h 46' +1h 34' +6h 14' +4h 38' +1h 17' -1h 02' -3h 54' -5h 50' -7h 27'   -1h 23'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 05' -3h 20' -0h 34' +2h 14' +5h 08' +7h 18' +6h 13' +3h 21' +0h 30' -2h 19' -5h 13' -7h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -42 -41.8 -41.9 -42 -42 -40.4 -42 -42.5 -42.4 -42.3 -42.1 -42   -42
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +10 +11 +1 -16 -26 -31 -29 -25 -20 -1 +9 +8   -9.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -39.7 (-71) -37.9 (-68) -36 (-65) -31.9 (-57) -26.7 (-48) -22 (-40) -18.5 (-33) -20.2 (-36) -25 (-45) -30.5 (-55) -37.6 (-68) -38.9 (-70) -30.4 (-55)

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