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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Lanzhou Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Lanzhou, China is approximately 7,206 km or 4,478 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Lanzhou bearing 26.5° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 122° or ESE .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Lanzhou has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Lanzhou is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 12.2 °C (22°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.1 °C (21.8°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 40 mm (1.6 in) less which is equivalent to 40 l/m² (0.98 US gal/ft²) or 400,000 l/ha (42,763 US gal/ac) less. About 7/8 as much.
  • There are 37 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Fairbanks, Alaska. In whichever way circa 0h 05' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28.6° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Lanzhou.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.8°C (19.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -19 (-35) -17 (-30) -14 (-26) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -9 (-17) -17 (-30) -21 (-37) -19 (-34) -14 (-25)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -8 (-15) -14 (-24) -18 (-33) -17 (-30) -12 (-22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -19 (-33) -18 (-33) -12 (-21) -7 (-13) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -9 (-15) -12 (-22) -18 (-33) -17 (-30) -12 (-22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +11 (+0) +8 (+0) +1 (+0) -11 (0) -23 (-1) -2 (0) -10 (0) -26 (-1) -22 (-1) -2 (0) +16 (+1) +21 (+1) -40 (-2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +8 (+26) +5 (+18) +2 (+6) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) -2 ( -7) +5 (+16) +7 (+23) +7 (+23)   +38 (+10)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 25' -0h 48' +2h 29' +4h 24' +3h 46' +4h 10' +1h 36' -2h 01' -1h 14' -2h 38' -3h 10' -4h 15'   -0h 05'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 09' -2h 46' -0h 28' +1h 50' +4h 18' +6h 14' +5h 16' +2h 46' +0h 24' -1h 54' -4h 23' -6h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -28.4 -28.3 -28.4 -28.4 -28.6 -28.7 -28.8 -28.9 -28.9 -28.8 -28.6 -28.5   -28.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15 +15 +12 +5 -3 -6 -6 -6 -8 +5 +13 +12   +4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -14.4 (-26) -14.4 (-26) -12.6 (-23) -9 (-16) -7.5 (-14) -6.1 (-11) -6.5 (-12) -8.2 (-15) -9.5 (-17) -11.5 (-21) -15.3 (-28) -14.3 (-26) -10.8 (-19)

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