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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Merauke, Papua Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Merauke, Papua, Indonesia is approximately 10,016 km or 6,224 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Merauke, Papua bearing 23.8° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 69.9° or ENE .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Merauke, Papua has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Merauke, Papua is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 28.9 °C (52°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 38.3 °C (68.9°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1179.9 mm (46.5 in) less which is equivalent to 1179.9 l/m² (28.96 US gal/ft²) or 11,799,000 l/ha (1,261,391 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 48° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Merauke, Papua.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 32.1°C (57.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -50 (-91) -46 (-82) -39 (-70) -27 (-48) -17 (-30) -10 (-17) -8 (-15) -11 (-20) -18 (-32) -30 (-54) -43 (-78) -48 (-87) -29 (-52)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -192 (-8) -342 (-13) -193 (-8) -178 (-7) -68 (-3) -18 (-1) +11 (+0) +34 (+1) +16 (+1) -4 (0) -42 (-2) -204 (-8) -1180 (-46)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -9 ( -29) -10 ( -35) -11 ( -35) -9 ( -30) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +9 (+29) +6 (+20) +6 (+19) 0 ( 0) -5 ( -16)   -20 ( -6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 44' -4h 22' -0h 46' +2h 57' +6h 36' +9h 08' +7h 54' +4h 23' +0h 39' -3h 04' -6h 42' -9h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -72.7 -71.1 -55.5 -32.4 -15.9 -9.5 -15.5 -32.3 -54.9 -71.3 -72.8 -73   -48
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -6 -14 -25 -35 -40 -38 -30 -23 -20 -9 -4 -6   -20.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -49.8 (-90) -46.5 (-84) -41.5 (-75) -32.1 (-58) -25.2 (-45) -18.3 (-33) -14.6 (-26) -15.8 (-28) -21 (-38) -30.1 (-54) -42.5 (-77) -47.9 (-86) -32.1 (-58)

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