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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Santiago Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Santiago, Chile is approximately 12,774 km or 7,938 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Santiago bearing 332.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 296.3° or WNW .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Santiago has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Santiago is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 16.5 °C (29.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 27.4 °C (49.3°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 14.5 mm (0.6 in) more which is equivalent to 14.5 l/m² (0.36 US gal/ft²) or 145,000 l/ha (15,501 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 357 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Fairbanks, Alaska. In whichever way circa 0h 59' less per day or about 6/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.5° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Santiago.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.7°C (31.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -49 (-88) -43 (-77) -32 (-57) -18 (-32) -2 (-3) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +3 (+6) -6 (-11) -22 (-40) -37 (-66) -45 (-81) -20 (-35)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -44 (-78) -39 (-70) -28 (-51) -14 (-25) -1 (-1) +8 (+14) +10 (+17) +5 (+9) -3 (-6) -17 (-31) -33 (-59) -41 (-73) -17 (-30)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -40 (-72) -38 (-68) -29 (-52) -14 (-26) -3 (-5) +6 (+10) +8 (+15) +4 (+8) -4 (-7) -16 (-28) -31 (-56) -37 (-67) -16 (-29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +12 (+0) +9 (+0) +6 (+0) +1 (+0) -26 (-1) -21 (-1) -33 (-1) +12 (+0) +8 (+0) +13 (+1) +12 (+0) +21 (+1) +15 (+1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +8 (+26) +6 (+21) +5 (+16) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) +5 (+16) +2 (+7) +5 (+16) +6 (+20) +7 (+23)   +46 (+13)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -8h 38' -5h 39' -1h 19' +3h 54' +6h 30' +8h 06' +5h 17' +0h 50' -1h 12' -3h 58' -6h 32' -9h 11'   -0h 59'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 15' -5h 19' -0h 56' +3h 36' +7h 57' +10h 50' +9h 26' +5h 20' +0h 48' -3h 44' -8h 04' -10h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -70.6 -51.8 -30.4 -7.2 +9.2 +15.5 +9.4 -7.4 -30.2 -52.8 -70.8 -77.9   -30.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +19 +7 -8 -23 -36 -38 -30 -24 -18 +0 +13 +18   -10
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -37.5 (-68) -35.3 (-64) -27.9 (-50) -17.2 (-31) -8.8 (-16) -1.4 (-3) +2.7 (+5) +0 (+0) -6.6 (-12) -16.3 (-29) -28.7 (-52) -34.9 (-63) -17.7 (-32)

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