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Fairbanks, Alaska vs New Orleans, Louisiana Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and New Orleans, Louisiana, Usa is approximately 5,503 km or 3,420 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from New Orleans, Louisiana bearing 331.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 285.8° or WNW .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas New Orleans, Louisiana has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas New Orleans, Louisiana is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 22.9 °C (41.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.3 °C (41.9°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1295.7 mm (51 in) less which is equivalent to 1295.7 l/m² (31.8 US gal/ft²) or 12,957,000 l/ha (1,385,189 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • There are 530 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Fairbanks, Alaska. In whichever way circa 1h 26' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 34.7° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 21.6°C (38.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -35 (-62) -32 (-57) -27 (-48) -21 (-37) -14 (-25) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -13 (-24) -18 (-32) -26 (-47) -33 (-60) -35 (-62) -23 (-41)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -34 (-61) -32 (-58) -28 (-51) -21 (-38) -15 (-26) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -14 (-25) -18 (-33) -24 (-44) -33 (-59) -34 (-61) -23 (-41)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -34 (-60) -33 (-59) -30 (-53) -21 (-38) -15 (-27) -12 (-21) -11 (-21) -14 (-26) -19 (-33) -23 (-41) -32 (-57) -33 (-60) -23 (-41)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -116 (-5) -143 (-6) -115 (-5) -106 (-4) -100 (-4) -114 (-4) -108 (-4) -107 (-4) -116 (-5) -55 (-2) -92 (-4) -124 (-5) -1296 (-51)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -7) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +5 (+16) +2 (+7) -2 ( -6)   -7 ( -2)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 23' -1h 16' +0h 25' +2h 10' +1h 34' +2h 06' +1h 11' -3h 07' -3h 44' -5h 17' -3h 56' -4h 01'   -1h 26'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 36' -3h 02' -0h 31' +2h 02' +4h 43' +6h 45' +5h 44' +3h 03' +0h 27' -2h 07' -4h 47' -6h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -34.7 -34.6 -34.7 -34.7 -34.8 -34.8 -34.8 -34.9 -34.8 -34.7 -34.6 -34.6   -34.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +11 +7 +1 -8 -14 -14 -11 -6 -2 +15 +18 +11   +0.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -30.5 (-55) -28.9 (-52) -25.5 (-46) -20.6 (-37) -17.1 (-31) -14.5 (-26) -13 (-23) -14.4 (-26) -17.5 (-32) -19.4 (-35) -27.1 (-49) -30.3 (-55) -21.6 (-39)

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