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Ny-Alesund vs Anchorage, Alaska Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ny-Alesund, Norway and Anchorage, Alaska, Usa is approximately 4,394 km or 2,731 mi.
  • To reach Ny-Alesund in this distance one would set out from Anchorage, Alaska bearing 5.4° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Ny-Alesund bearing 166.4° or SSE .
  • Ny-Alesund has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Anchorage, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with dry summers (Dsc).
  • Ny-Alesund is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Anchorage, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 8.6 °C (15.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.3 °C (7.7°F) less in Ny-Alesund. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 34.1 mm (1.3 in) less which is equivalent to 34.1 l/m² (0.84 US gal/ft²) or 341,000 l/ha (36,455 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.7° lower in Ny-Alesund than in Anchorage, Alaska.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.4°C (9.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Ny-Alesund relative to Anchorage, Alaska. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Anchorage, Alaska vs Ny-Alesund.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -13 (-24) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -10 (-17) -9 (-17) -7 (-13) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +7 (+0) +16 (+1) +21 (+1) +5 (+0) -2 (0) -10 (0) -14 (-1) -22 (-1) -23 (-1) -15 (-1) +4 (+0) -1 (0) -34 (-1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 07' -7h 42' -1h 13' +5h 43' +6h 54' +5h 15' +6h 01' +7h 32' +1h 02' -5h 52' -6h 49' -5h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -18 -17.5 -17.8 -17.9 -17.9 -17.8 -17.7 -17.6 -17.5 -17.2 -17.7 -17.9   -17.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 +12 +20 +25 +29 +27 +24 +21 +17 +10 -2 -5   +14.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.4 (-8) -5.8 (-10) -7.5 (-14) -8.2 (-15) -5.4 (-10) -4.9 (-9) -4.9 (-9) -5.2 (-9) -5.4 (-10) -5 (-9) -3.8 (-7) -4.5 (-8) -5.4 (-10)

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