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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Port Elizabeth Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Port Elizabeth, South Africa is approximately 16,559 km or 10,290 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Port Elizabeth bearing 354.6° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 190.5° or S .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Port Elizabeth has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Port Elizabeth is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 20.2 °C (36.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 32.3 °C (58.1°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 249.9 mm (9.8 in) less which is equivalent to 249.9 l/m² (6.13 US gal/ft²) or 2,499,000 l/ha (267,160 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 713 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Fairbanks, Alaska. In whichever way circa 1h 57' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Port Elizabeth.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 22.9°C (41.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -44 (-79) -40 (-72) -30 (-53) -18 (-32) -7 (-12) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) -7 (-13) -21 (-38) -34 (-61) -41 (-73) -20 (-36)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -44 (-79) -41 (-74) -32 (-58) -19 (-34) -7 (-12) +1 (+3) +3 (+6) 0 (0) -8 (-14) -20 (-37) -34 (-62) -41 (-74) -20 (-36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -44 (-79) -43 (-77) -35 (-62) -19 (-35) -7 (-12) +2 (+3) +4 (+8) +0 (+1) -8 (-14) -20 (-35) -35 (-63) -41 (-74) -20 (-37)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -24 (-1) -30 (-1) -45 (-2) -50 (-2) -44 (-2) -27 (-1) +0 (+0) -14 (-1) -39 (-2) +18 (+1) +16 (+1) -12 (0) -250 (-10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -7) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +7 (+23) +7 (+23) +2 (+7) +3 (+10) +2 (+7) +1 (+3)   +26 (+7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 46' -3h 53' -0h 17' +2h 28' +3h 23' +4h 14' +1h 44' -2h 19' -3h 20' -4h 58' -5h 56' -7h 44'   -1h 57'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 17' -5h 20' -0h 56' +3h 37' +7h 59' +10h 52' +9h 28' +5h 21' +0h 49' -3h 45' -8h 06' -10h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -70.2 -51.4 -30 -6.8 +9.7 +16 +9.9 -6.9 -29.6 -52.2 -70.3 -77.4   -30
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 -12 -23 -30 -34 -31 -21 -20 -19 -9 -3 -2   -17.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -42.8 (-77) -41.7 (-75) -34.7 (-62) -23.3 (-42) -14.3 (-26) -6.2 (-11) -1.7 (-3) -4.5 (-8) -11.1 (-20) -20.8 (-37) -33.5 (-60) -39.8 (-72) -22.9 (-41)

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