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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Port Moresby Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea is approximately 9,818 km or 6,101 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Port Moresby bearing 22.7° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 63.4° or ENE .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Port Moresby has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Port Moresby is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 29.9 °C (53.8°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 873.9 mm (34.4 in) less which is equivalent to 873.9 l/m² (21.45 US gal/ft²) or 8,739,000 l/ha (934,257 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • There are 384 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Fairbanks, Alaska. In whichever way circa 1h 02' less per day or about 5/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 47.7° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Port Moresby.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 31.9°C (57.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -51 (-93) -47 (-84) -39 (-70) -28 (-50) -18 (-32) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -20 (-35) -31 (-55) -44 (-80) -49 (-89) -30 (-54)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -138 (-5) -184 (-7) -161 (-6) -165 (-6) -34 (-1) +4 (+0) +36 (+1) +13 (+1) -29 (-1) +3 (+0) -77 (-3) -142 (-6) -874 (-34)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -3) +5 (+16) +7 (+23) +11 (+35) +12 (+39) +8 (+27) +9 (+29) +6 (+20) +2 (+6)   +57 (+16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 52' -1h 03' +1h 13' +2h 40' +3h 05' +3h 56' +2h 01' -2h 05' -2h 38' -4h 09' -5h 56' -5h 44'   -1h 02'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 47' -4h 24' -0h 46' +2h 58' +6h 39' +9h 11' +7h 57' +4h 25' +0h 40' -3h 05' -6h 45' -9h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -73.7 -71.5 -54.5 -31.5 -14.9 -8.5 -14.5 -31.3 -54 -71.7 -73.7 -74   -47.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 -9 -19 -31 -42 -32 -22 -16 -12 -4 +3 +2   -15.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -49.5 (-89) -46.4 (-84) -40.2 (-72) -32.3 (-58) -26.6 (-48) -18.1 (-33) -13.9 (-25) -15.3 (-28) -21.2 (-38) -30 (-54) -41.9 (-75) -47.1 (-85) -31.9 (-57)

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