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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Tucson, Arizona Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Tucson, Arizona, Usa is approximately 4,405 km or 2,737 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Tucson, Arizona bearing 336.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 307.2° or NW .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Tucson, Arizona has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Tucson, Arizona is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 23.1 °C (41.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.7 °C (37.3°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 28.7 mm (1.1 in) less which is equivalent to 28.7 l/m² (0.7 US gal/ft²) or 287,000 l/ha (30,682 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1747 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Fairbanks, Alaska. In whichever way circa 4h 46' less per day or about 5/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 32.5° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Tucson, Arizona.
  • Relative humidity levels are 32.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.7°C (19.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -36 (-66) -34 (-61) -27 (-49) -22 (-40) -17 (-31) -16 (-30) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -21 (-39) -29 (-52) -34 (-62) -35 (-62) -25 (-46)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -34 (-61) -32 (-58) -27 (-48) -20 (-35) -14 (-25) -13 (-24) -13 (-24) -15 (-28) -19 (-35) -25 (-45) -31 (-57) -33 (-59) -23 (-42)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -32 (-57) -31 (-55) -26 (-46) -17 (-30) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -12 (-21) -14 (-25) -17 (-31) -21 (-39) -29 (-51) -30 (-55) -21 (-37)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -10 (0) -8 (0) -9 (0) +0 (+0) +11 (+0) +30 (+1) -13 (-1) -6 (0) -18 (-1) -4 (0) +3 (+0) -6 (0) -29 (-1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +3 (+11) +3 (+10) +2 (+7) +6 (+19) +9 (+30) +3 (+10) +5 (+16) +6 (+20) +8 (+26) +6 (+20) +4 (+13)   +60 (+16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 36' -5h 10' -3h 07' -1h 42' -2h 30' -1h 56' -1h 44' -5h 15' -7h 16' -7h 38' -6h 50' -7h 34'   -4h 46'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 27' -2h 57' -0h 30' +1h 58' +4h 34' +6h 35' +5h 34' +2h 57' +0h 26' -2h 02' -4h 39' -6h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -32.4 -32.4 -32.5 -32.5 -32.5 -32.6 -32.6 -32.6 -32.5 -32.5 -32.4 -32.4   -32.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +36 +35 +32 +29 +28 +29 +22 +20 +31 +43 +47 +39   +32.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -24 (-43) -20.9 (-38) -13.9 (-25) -5.3 (-10) +1.4 (+3) +2.5 (+5) -4.3 (-8) -7.7 (-14) -7.4 (-13) -10.2 (-18) -16.7 (-30) -21.5 (-39) -10.7 (-19)

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