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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Melbourne (airport) Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Melbourne (airport), Australia is approximately 12,790 km or 7,948 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Melbourne (airport) bearing 25.7° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 53.7° or NE .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Melbourne (airport) has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Melbourne (airport) is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 17.4 °C (31.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 29 °C (52.2°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 288.4 mm (11.4 in) less which is equivalent to 288.4 l/m (7.08 US gal/ft) or 2,884,000 l/ha (308,319 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.3° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Melbourne (airport).

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -45 (-80) -40 (-73) -29 (-52) -15 (-27) -1 (-3) +8 (+14) +10 (+17) +5 (+9) -4 (-6) -19 (-34) -33 (-60) -41 (-74) -17 (-31)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -43 (-77) -40 (-72) -30 (-54) -16 (-29) -3 (-6) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) -4 (-7) -17 (-31) -32 (-58) -40 (-71) -17 (-31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -41 (-75) -40 (-71) -31 (-57) -17 (-30) -5 (-9) +4 (+7) +6 (+12) +3 (+5) -5 (-8) -16 (-29) -31 (-56) -38 (-68) -18 (-32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -32 (-1) -31 (-1) -27 (-1) -41 (-2) -33 (-1) -4 (0) +9 (+0) -2 (0) -22 (-1) -36 (-1) -43 (-2) -26 (-1) -288 (-11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 35' -5h 31' -0h 58' +3h 45' +8h 14' +11h 12' +9h 46' +5h 32' +0h 50' -3h 53' -8h 22' -11h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -66.6 -47.9 -26.5 -3.3 +13.3 +19.7 +13.7 -3.1 -25.8 -48.4 -66.6 -73.8   -26.3

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