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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Valdez, Ak Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Valdez, Ak, Usa is approximately 417 km or 259 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Valdez, Ak bearing 350° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 348.6° or NNW .
  • Both have a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Valdez, Ak is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 6 °C (10.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.2 °C (38.2°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1350.5 mm (53.2 in) less which is equivalent to 1350.5 l/m² (33.14 US gal/ft²) or 13,505,000 l/ha (1,443,774 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.6° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Valdez, Ak.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-28) -13 (-23) -7 (-12) -2 (-3) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +3 (+6) 0 (+1) -6 (-11) -12 (-21) -15 (-26) -4 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -15 (-28) -10 (-18) -4 (-6) +2 (+3) +4 (+8) +4 (+8) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) -7 (-13) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -6 (-11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -18 (-33) -13 (-24) -5 (-9) +0 (+0) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) -2 (-4) -8 (-15) -16 (-28) -18 (-33) -8 (-14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -130 (-5) -120 (-5) -110 (-4) -72 (-3) -82 (-3) -43 (-2) -50 (-2) -102 (-4) -189 (-7) -182 (-7) -119 (-5) -151 (-6) -1351 (-53)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 26' -0h 39' -0h 06' +0h 25' +1h 07' +1h 55' +1h 29' +0h 40' +0h 05' -0h 26' -1h 09' -1h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -3.7 -3.6 -3.7 -3.7 -3.7 -3.7 -3.7 -3.7 -3.6 -3.6 -3.6 -3.6   -3.6

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