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Nouakchott vs Fairbanks, Alaska Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Nouakchott, Mauritania and Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa is approximately 9,938 km or 6,176 mi.
  • To reach Nouakchott in this distance one would set out from Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 45° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Nouakchott bearing 161.5° or SSE .
  • Nouakchott has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Nouakchott is in or near the tropical desert biome whereas Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 28.7 °C (51.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 32.3 °C (58.1°F) less in Nouakchott. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 119.1 mm (4.7 in) less which is equivalent to 119.1 l/m² (2.92 US gal/ft²) or 1,191,000 l/ha (127,326 US gal/ac) less. About 5/9 as much.
  • There are 1146 more hours of sunlight per year in Nouakchott. In whichever way circa 3h 08' more per day or about 1 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44.9° higher in Nouakchott than in Fairbanks, Alaska.
  • Relative humidity levels are 19.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 20.7°C (37.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +48 (+86) +44 (+79) +38 (+68) +28 (+50) +20 (+36) +13 (+23) +10 (+17) +13 (+23) +21 (+38) +35 (+63) +45 (+80) +46 (+82) +30 (+54)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +44 (+80) +42 (+75) +36 (+65) +26 (+47) +18 (+33) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +14 (+26) +22 (+39) +32 (+58) +42 (+75) +43 (+77) +29 (+51)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +41 (+74) +40 (+72) +35 (+62) +24 (+44) +17 (+30) +12 (+22) +13 (+23) +16 (+28) +22 (+39) +30 (+53) +39 (+70) +40 (+72) +27 (+49)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -11 (0) -10 (0) -9 (0) -7 (0) -15 (-1) -34 (-1) -30 (-1) +31 (+1) +14 (+1) -13 (-1) -15 (-1) -21 (-1) -119 (-5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8.5 ( -27) -6.5 ( -23) -6 ( -19) -4 ( -13) -7 ( -23) -9.5 ( -32) -11 ( -35) -10 ( -32) -6 ( -20) -10 ( -32) -8.5 ( -28) -7.5 ( -24)   -94.5 ( -26)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +6h 03' +4h 33' +2h 23' +0h 32' -0h 17' -1h 38' -0h 01' +3h 13' +4h 14' +5h 32' +6h 14' +6h 50'   +3h 08'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 21' +3h 30' +0h 36' -2h 21' -5h 22' -7h 35' -6h 29' -3h 31' -0h 31' +2h 26' +5h 27' +7h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +46.5 +46.3 +46.5 +46.5 +42.2 +36.1 +41.7 +46.8 +46.7 +46.6 +46.5 +46.5   +44.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -45 -39 -29 -18 -9 +2 +9 +11 -2 -31 -41 -42   -19.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +29.3 (+53) +27.2 (+49) +23.2 (+42) +16.4 (+30) +12.8 (+23) +12.2 (+22) +12.8 (+23) +16.1 (+29) +19.7 (+35) +21.6 (+39) +28.1 (+51) +29.2 (+53) +20.7 (+37)

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