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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Puntarenas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Puntarenas, Costa Rica is approximately 7,753 km or 4,818 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Puntarenas bearing 336.1° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 290.6° or WNW .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Puntarenas has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Puntarenas is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 30 °C (54°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 38 °C (68.4°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1327.4 mm (52.3 in) less which is equivalent to 1327.4 l/m² (32.58 US gal/ft²) or 13,274,000 l/ha (1,419,079 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 48.3° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Puntarenas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -50 (-90) -48 (-86) -40 (-72) -29 (-53) -19 (-33) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -19 (-34) -30 (-54) -43 (-77) -48 (-86) -30 (-54)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +6 (+0) +8 (+0) +4 (+0) -22 (-1) -180 (-7) -196 (-8) -134 (-5) -185 (-7) -287 (-11) -234 (-9) -97 (-4) -10 (0) -1327 (-52)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 47' -3h 47' -0h 39' +2h 33' +5h 46' +8h 05' +6h 56' +3h 47' +0h 34' -2h 38' -5h 51' -8h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -54.6 -54.5 -54.6 -50.6 -34.2 -27.9 -34 -50.8 -54.7 -54.5 -54.5 -54.6   -48.3

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