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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Yakima, Wa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Yakima, Wa, Usa is approximately 2,614 km or 1,624 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Yakima, Wa bearing 330.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 307.7° or NW .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Yakima, Wa has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Yakima, Wa is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average temperature is 12.8 °C (23°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.9 °C (32.2°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 73.6 mm (2.9 in) more which is equivalent to 73.6 l/m² (1.81 US gal/ft²) or 736,000 l/ha (78,683 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.1° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Yakima, Wa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -22 (-39) -18 (-32) -12 (-22) -7 (-12) -5 (-10) -8 (-14) -11 (-19) -12 (-22) -18 (-32) -21 (-37) -20 (-36) -15 (-26)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -18 (-32) -10 (-19) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -4 (-8) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) -14 (-25) -20 (-36) -20 (-36) -13 (-23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -18 (-32) -8 (-15) -2 (-4) +0 (+0) 0 (-1) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -10 (-17) -19 (-35) -21 (-37) -11 (-20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -19 (-1) -9 (0) -8 (0) -5 (0) +4 (+0) +21 (+1) +43 (+2) +40 (+2) +14 (+1) +11 (+0) -6 (0) -14 (-1) +74 (+3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 08' -2h 09' -0h 21' +1h 25' +3h 25' +5h 05' +4h 14' +2h 09' +0h 18' -1h 28' -3h 28' -5h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -18.1 -18.1 -18.2 -18.2 -18.2 -18.3 -18.3 -18.3 -18.2 -18.2 -18.1 -18   -18.1

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