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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Roanoke, Virginia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Roanoke, Virginia, Usa is approximately 5,279 km or 3,281 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Roanoke, Virginia bearing 327.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 271° or W .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Roanoke, Virginia has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Roanoke, Virginia is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 16.1 °C (29°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.5 °C (31.5°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 768.5 mm (30.3 in) less which is equivalent to 768.5 l/m² (18.86 US gal/ft²) or 7,685,000 l/ha (821,578 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.4° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Roanoke, Virginia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.7°C (22.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-46) -22 (-40) -19 (-34) -15 (-26) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -11 (-19) -13 (-24) -20 (-36) -26 (-47) -26 (-46) -17 (-30)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -23 (-41) -20 (-36) -14 (-25) -9 (-15) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -17 (-31) -25 (-45) -25 (-45) -16 (-29)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-44) -23 (-42) -21 (-37) -13 (-23) -8 (-15) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -9 (-17) -12 (-21) -15 (-27) -24 (-43) -24 (-44) -16 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -55 (-2) -67 (-3) -79 (-3) -75 (-3) -86 (-3) -46 (-2) -52 (-2) -56 (-2) -65 (-3) -75 (-3) -61 (-2) -54 (-2) -769 (-30)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -4) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -17) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +2 (+7) +5 (+16) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0)   -1 ( 0)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 03' -2h 42' -0h 27' +1h 48' +4h 13' +6h 08' +5h 10' +2h 43' +0h 24' -1h 52' -4h 17' -6h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -27.3 -27.3 -27.4 -27.4 -27.4 -27.5 -27.5 -27.5 -27.5 -27.4 -27.3 -27.3   -27.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +21 +18 +12 +6 -6 -4 +2 +4 +7 +23 +26 +24   +11.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -20.2 (-36) -18.1 (-33) -15.2 (-27) -9.9 (-18) -9.3 (-17) -7.2 (-13) -6.2 (-11) -8.1 (-15) -9.7 (-17) -10.7 (-19) -18.1 (-33) -19.4 (-35) -12.7 (-23)

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