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Buffalo, New York vs Fairbanks, Alaska Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Buffalo, New York, Usa and Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa is approximately 4,819 km or 2,995 mi.
  • To reach Buffalo, New York in this distance one would set out from Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 85.5° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Buffalo, New York bearing 144.6° or SE .
  • Buffalo, New York has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Buffalo, New York is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 11.6 °C (20.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.9 °C (25°F) less in Buffalo, New York. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 703.9 mm (27.7 in) more which is equivalent to 703.9 l/m² (17.28 US gal/ft²) or 7,039,000 l/ha (752,516 US gal/ac) more. About 3 5/9 as much.
  • There are 293 more hours of sunlight per year in Buffalo, New York. In whichever way circa 0h 47' more per day or about 1 1/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.8° higher in Buffalo, New York than in Fairbanks, Alaska.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.5°C (20.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+32) +14 (+24) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +4 (+8) +6 (+12) +9 (+16) +15 (+27) +20 (+36) +19 (+33) +11 (+19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+34) +16 (+28) +13 (+23) +8 (+14) +5 (+8) +3 (+6) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +9 (+16) +14 (+26) +21 (+38) +20 (+36) +12 (+21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+36) +18 (+32) +15 (+28) +9 (+16) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +9 (+17) +14 (+24) +22 (+40) +21 (+38) +12 (+22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +57 (+2) +49 (+2) +59 (+2) +65 (+3) +64 (+3) +55 (+2) +31 (+1) +56 (+2) +65 (+3) +56 (+2) +77 (+3) +72 (+3) +704 (+28)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +10 (+35) +10 (+32) +11 (+37) +6 (+19) 0 ( 0) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -16) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +6 (+20) +10 (+32)   +55 (+15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 15' -0h 10' -1h 42' -3h 06' -1h 40' -0h 26' +2h 01' +4h 05' +3h 34' +3h 15' +0h 42' +1h 38'   +0h 47'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 31' +2h 23' +0h 24' -1h 35' -3h 46' -5h 32' -4h 38' -2h 24' -0h 21' +1h 38' +3h 49' +5h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +21.7 +21.7 +21.7 +21.8 +21.8 +21.9 +21.9 +21.9 +21.9 +21.8 +21.7 +21.7   +21.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 +3 +9 +11 +15 +13 +1 -1 -2 -12 -8 -3   +2.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +18.1 (+33) +15.6 (+28) +13.6 (+24) +9.1 (+16) +7.9 (+14) +6.8 (+12) +4.8 (+9) +6.1 (+11) +8.1 (+15) +10.8 (+19) +18.6 (+33) +18.9 (+34) +11.5 (+21)

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