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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Shirakawa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Shirakawa, Japan is approximately 5,486 km or 3,409 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Shirakawa bearing 32.2° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 92.5° or E .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Shirakawa has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Shirakawa is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 14 °C (25.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.8 °C (30.2°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1021.5 mm (40.2 in) less which is equivalent to 1021.5 l/m² (25.07 US gal/ft²) or 10,215,000 l/ha (1,092,051 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.6° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Shirakawa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16°C (28.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-42) -18 (-33) -13 (-23) -10 (-19) -5 (-10) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -9 (-16) -11 (-19) -18 (-32) -24 (-44) -24 (-44) -14 (-24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-42) -20 (-36) -15 (-27) -10 (-19) -6 (-10) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -10 (-17) -11 (-21) -17 (-30) -24 (-43) -24 (-43) -14 (-25)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -22 (-39) -17 (-31) -11 (-19) -6 (-11) -5 (-8) -7 (-13) -11 (-21) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -23 (-42) -24 (-43) -15 (-27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -17 (-1) -33 (-1) -58 (-2) -91 (-4) -97 (-4) -143 (-6) -115 (-5) -151 (-6) -167 (-7) -93 (-4) -43 (-2) -12 (0) -1022 (-40)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 04' -2h 42' -0h 28' +1h 48' +4h 14' +6h 09' +5h 11' +2h 43' +0h 24' -1h 52' -4h 18' -6h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -27.4 -27.3 -27.3 -27.4 -27.5 -27.7 -27.8 -27.9 -27.9 -27.8 -27.6 -27.5   -27.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +8 +2 -6 -16 -26 -34 -30 -24 -21 -5 +3 +6   -11.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -21.3 (-38) -19 (-34) -15.1 (-27) -12.5 (-23) -11.6 (-21) -11 (-20) -11.6 (-21) -14.4 (-26) -15.3 (-28) -16.4 (-30) -22.1 (-40) -22 (-40) -16 (-29)

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