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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Whitehorse, Yt Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Whitehorse, Yt, Canada is approximately 792 km or 492 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Whitehorse, Yt bearing 310.5° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 299.1° or WNW .
  • Both have a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Whitehorse, Yt is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.9 °C (3.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.6 °C (13.7°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 7.5 mm (0.3 in) more which is equivalent to 7.5 l/m² (0.18 US gal/ft²) or 75,000 l/ha (8,018 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Whitehorse, Yt.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -6 (-10) -3 (-6) -1 (-1) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) -4 (-8) -5 (-10) -5 (-9) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -7 (-12) -5 (-8) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +0 (+0) -5 (-8) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +0 (+0) -5 (-8) -7 (-13) -6 (-10) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -5 (0) -2 (0) -3 (0) 0 (0) +1 (+0) +4 (+0) +9 (+0) +11 (+0) -11 (0) 0 (0) +1 (+0) +3 (+0) +8 (+0)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 33' -0h 43' -0h 07' +0h 28' +1h 13' +2h 04' +1h 36' +0h 43' +0h 06' -0h 29' -1h 15' -2h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -4.1 -4 -4 -4 -4.1 -4.1 -4.1 -4.1 -4.1 -4.1 -4 -4   -4

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