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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Quito Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Quito, Ecuador is approximately 9,067 km or 5,634 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Quito bearing 336.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 288.9° or WNW .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Quito has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb).
  • Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Quito is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 17.3 °C (31.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 39.3 °C (70.7°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 737.7 mm (29 in) less which is equivalent to 737.7 l/m² (18.1 US gal/ft²) or 7,377,000 l/ha (788,650 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • There are 47 more hours of sunlight per year in Fairbanks, Alaska. In whichever way circa 0h 08' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 49.3° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Quito.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 19.6°C (35.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -41 (-73) -35 (-63) -26 (-46) -16 (-29) -7 (-12) +-1 (-1) +0 (+1) -4 (-7) -10 (-19) -22 (-40) -34 (-61) -39 (-70) -19 (-35)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -38 (-68) -34 (-61) -26 (-47) -15 (-27) -5 (-10) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) -7 (-13) -18 (-33) -31 (-55) -36 (-64) -17 (-31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -36 (-65) -34 (-61) -27 (-48) -14 (-26) -5 (-8) +2 (+3) +4 (+8) +1 (+3) -5 (-8) -16 (-28) -29 (-52) -34 (-61) -16 (-29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -62 (-2) -104 (-4) -118 (-5) -141 (-6) -83 (-3) -2 (0) +21 (+1) +18 (+1) -55 (-2) -92 (-4) -59 (-2) -61 (-2) -738 (-29)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7 ( -23) -10 ( -35) -14 ( -45) -18 ( -60) -12 ( -39) -1 ( -3) +7 (+23) +7 (+23) -2 ( -7) -8 ( -26) -7 ( -23) -8 ( -26)   -73 ( -20)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 38' -0h 42' +2h 58' +5h 32' +5h 00' +4h 50' +1h 46' -1h 40' -2h 08' -2h 38' -3h 12' -4h 29'   +0h 08'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 19' -4h 06' -0h 43' +2h 46' +6h 13' +8h 40' +7h 28' +4h 07' +0h 37' -2h 52' -6h 19' -8h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -64.7 -64.3 -62.4 -40.5 -24.1 -17.8 -23.9 -40.7 -62.4 -64.4 -64.6 -64.7   -49.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -4 -12 -23 -32 -36 -29 -13 -7 -9 -7 -3 -3   -14.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -36.9 (-66) -34.4 (-62) -28.7 (-52) -20.1 (-36) -13.2 (-24) -6.3 (-11) -1 (-2) -2.8 (-5) -8.9 (-16) -18.3 (-33) -29.9 (-54) -35 (-63) -19.6 (-35)

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