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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Safford, Az Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Safford, Az, Usa is approximately 4,363 km or 2,711 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Safford, Az bearing 335.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 305.5° or NW .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Safford, Az has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Safford, Az is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The mean temperature is 20 °C (36°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.5 °C (33.3°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 30.3 mm (1.2 in) more which is equivalent to 30.3 l/m² (0.74 US gal/ft²) or 303,000 l/ha (32,393 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 31.7° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Safford, Az.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -34 (-61) -32 (-57) -26 (-46) -21 (-38) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -14 (-26) -16 (-29) -20 (-36) -27 (-49) -32 (-58) -32 (-58) -24 (-43)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-54) -29 (-52) -24 (-42) -17 (-30) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -11 (-21) -13 (-24) -16 (-30) -22 (-39) -28 (-50) -28 (-51) -20 (-36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-47) -26 (-46) -21 (-39) -12 (-22) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -9 (-15) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -23 (-42) -24 (-44) -16 (-29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -5 (0) -6 (0) -4 (0) +3 (+0) +11 (+0) +28 (+1) +4 (+0) +10 (+0) -10 (0) -3 (0) +6 (+0) -3 (0) +30 (+1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 23' -2h 54' -0h 30' +1h 56' +4h 31' +6h 31' +5h 31' +2h 55' +0h 26' -2h 01' -4h 35' -6h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -31.7 -31.6 -31.7 -31.7 -31.8 -31.8 -31.8 -31.8 -31.8 -31.7 -31.6 -31.6   -31.7

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