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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Wichita, Kansas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Wichita, Kansas, Usa is approximately 4,435 km or 2,756 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Wichita, Kansas bearing 329.2° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 287.8° or WNW .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Wichita, Kansas has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Wichita, Kansas is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 16.4 °C (29.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.5 °C (20.7°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 469 mm (18.5 in) less which is equivalent to 469 l/m² (11.51 US gal/ft²) or 4,690,000 l/ha (501,392 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • There are 935 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Fairbanks, Alaska. In whichever way circa 2h 33' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Wichita, Kansas.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.5°C (24.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -19 (-33) -15 (-27) -10 (-17) -9 (-17) -11 (-21) -14 (-24) -15 (-26) -21 (-39) -25 (-44) -23 (-41) -17 (-31)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -21 (-39) -19 (-34) -14 (-26) -10 (-17) -9 (-16) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -19 (-33) -23 (-42) -22 (-40) -16 (-29)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -20 (-35) -13 (-24) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -10 (-17) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -15 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -8 (0) -14 (-1) -52 (-2) -52 (-2) -81 (-3) -75 (-3) -32 (-1) -27 (-1) -65 (-3) -34 (-1) -20 (-1) -9 (0) -469 (-18)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +3 (+10) +1 (+4) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) +1 (+3) +5 (+16) +6 (+19) +3 (+10) +5 (+16) +4 (+13) +3 (+10)   +23 (+6)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 11' -2h 11' +0h 07' +1h 52' +1h 19' +0h 02' -1h 32' -5h 01' -5h 38' -5h 13' -5h 04' -5h 05'   -2h 33'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 01' -2h 41' -0h 27' +1h 47' +4h 11' +6h 06' +5h 08' +2h 42' +0h 23' -1h 51' -4h 16' -6h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -27 -27 -27 -27.1 -27.1 -27.2 -27.2 -27.2 -27.1 -27.1 -27 -26.9   -27
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +13 +10 +5 -1 -11 -6 +7 +11 +13 +22 +23 +15   +8.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -19.3 (-35) -18.7 (-34) -16.3 (-29) -12.5 (-23) -11.6 (-21) -10 (-18) -7.6 (-14) -8.4 (-15) -9.4 (-17) -12.1 (-22) -17.6 (-32) -18.8 (-34) -13.5 (-24)

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