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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Washington, District Of Columbia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Washington, District Of Columbia, Usa is approximately 5,275 km or 3,278 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Washington, District Of Columbia bearing 326.9° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 267.2° or W .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Washington, District Of Columbia has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Washington, District Of Columbia is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 17.4 °C (31.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15 °C (27°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 705 mm (27.8 in) less which is equivalent to 705 l/m² (17.3 US gal/ft²) or 7,050,000 l/ha (753,692 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • There are 496 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Fairbanks, Alaska. In whichever way circa 1h 21' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.9° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Washington, District Of Columbia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.3°C (25.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Fairbanks, Alaska relative to Washington, District Of Columbia. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Washington, District Of 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) -18 (-33) -14 (-26) -9 (-17) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -11 (-21) -14 (-25) -21 (-37) -26 (-47) -25 (-45) -17 (-30)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -23 (-41) -20 (-36) -14 (-26) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -14 (-26) -19 (-35) -26 (-47) -26 (-46) -17 (-31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -24 (-44) -22 (-39) -14 (-26) -10 (-19) -10 (-17) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -15 (-26) -18 (-32) -26 (-47) -26 (-46) -18 (-32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -57 (-2) -59 (-2) -71 (-3) -61 (-2) -78 (-3) -51 (-2) -49 (-2) -50 (-2) -60 (-2) -54 (-2) -59 (-2) -58 (-2) -705 (-28)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -7) -6 ( -19) -6 ( -20) -5 ( -16) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6) +4 (+13) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6)   -13 ( -4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 09' -1h 18' +0h 25' +2h 48' +2h 07' +1h 20' -0h 21' -3h 09' -3h 46' -4h 03' -3h 36' -3h 29'   -1h 21'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 55' -2h 37' -0h 27' +1h 44' +4h 06' +5h 59' +5h 02' +2h 38' +0h 23' -1h 48' -4h 10' -5h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -25.8 -25.8 -25.8 -25.9 -25.9 -26 -26 -26 -26 -25.9 -25.8 -25.7   -25.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +18 +17 +10 +4 -7 -6 +1 +3 +6 +18 +24 +21   +9.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -20.8 (-37) -18.5 (-33) -15.9 (-29) -11 (-20) -10.8 (-19) -9.9 (-18) -8.8 (-16) -10.4 (-19) -11.9 (-21) -13.7 (-25) -19.7 (-35) -20.5 (-37) -14.3 (-26)

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