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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Vancouver, British Columbia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada is approximately 2,262 km or 1,406 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Vancouver, British Columbia bearing 329.2° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 308.2° or NW .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Vancouver, British Columbia has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Vancouver, British Columbia is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 12.8 °C (23°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 25.9 °C (46.6°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 891.2 mm (35.1 in) less which is equivalent to 891.2 l/m² (21.87 US gal/ft²) or 8,912,000 l/ha (952,752 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • There are 270 more hours of sunlight per year in Fairbanks, Alaska. In whichever way circa 0h 45' more per day or about 1 1/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.5° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.5°C (26°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-44) -22 (-39) -15 (-26) -8 (-14) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) 1 (+1) -3 (-5) -6 (-10) -14 (-24) -21 (-37) -23 (-41) -11 (-20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-48) -25 (-44) -18 (-32) -10 (-17) -3 (-5) +0 (+0) 0 (-1) -4 (-6) -7 (-12) -14 (-25) -22 (-40) -25 (-45) -13 (-23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-51) -27 (-49) -21 (-38) -11 (-20) -5 (-8) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -5 (-8) -8 (-14) -14 (-25) -24 (-43) -27 (-48) -14 (-26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -138 (-5) -113 (-4) -99 (-4) -67 (-3) -46 (-2) -11 (0) +11 (+0) +12 (+0) -40 (-2) -92 (-4) -150 (-6) -157 (-6) -891 (-35)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -11 ( -35) -9 ( -32) -11 ( -35) -9 ( -30) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) +6 (+19) +7 (+23) 0 ( 0) -4 ( -13) -9 ( -30) -13 ( -42)   -56 ( -15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 05' +1h 14' +3h 25' +4h 08' +2h 44' +3h 42' -0h 38' -2h 56' -1h 56' -0h 56' +0h 20' -0h 11'   +0h 45'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 48' -1h 57' -0h 19' +1h 17' +3h 07' +4h 43' +3h 54' +1h 58' +0h 17' -1h 20' -3h 11' -4h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -15.5 -15.5 -15.6 -15.6 -15.6 -15.6 -15.6 -15.6 -15.6 -15.5 -15.4 -15.4   -15.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -9 -10 -13 -15 -19 -17 -8 -7 -11 -8 -9 -12   -11.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -26.8 (-48) -25 (-45) -19 (-34) -11.4 (-21) -7.4 (-13) -4.4 (-8) -2.4 (-4) -5.1 (-9) -8.8 (-16) -14.3 (-26) -22.9 (-41) -25.9 (-47) -14.5 (-26)

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