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Adelaide, South Australia vs Anchorage, Alaska Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Adelaide, South Australia, Australia and Anchorage, Alaska, Usa is approximately 12,466 km or 7,746 mi.
  • To reach Adelaide, South Australia in this distance one would set out from Anchorage, Alaska bearing 237° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Adelaide, South Australia bearing 209.6° or SSW .
  • Adelaide, South Australia has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Anchorage, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with dry summers (Dsc).
  • Adelaide, South Australia is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Anchorage, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 14.2 °C (25.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.3 °C (23.9°F) less in Adelaide, South Australia. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 43.4 mm (1.7 in) more which is equivalent to 43.4 l/m² (1.07 US gal/ft²) or 434,000 l/ha (46,397 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/9 as much.
  • There are 524 more hours of sunlight per year in Adelaide, South Australia. In whichever way circa 1h 26' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.4° higher in Adelaide, South Australia than in Anchorage, Alaska.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8°C (14.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +34 (+61) +31 (+57) +25 (+45) +16 (+29) +6 (+11) 0 (-1) -4 (-6) -1 (-3) +5 (+9) +16 (+29) +27 (+48) +31 (+56) +16 (+28)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +31 (+56) +29 (+53) +23 (+42) +15 (+27) +6 (+11) -1 (-1) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) +4 (+8) +14 (+26) +24 (+43) +29 (+52) +14 (+26)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +29 (+52) +27 (+49) +22 (+40) +14 (+25) +6 (+10) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +4 (+6) +12 (+22) +22 (+39) +27 (+48) +13 (+23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -1 (0) 0 (0) +4 (+0) +21 (+1) +38 (+2) +21 (+1) +23 (+1) -11 (0) -28 (-1) -14 (-1) -6 (0) -4 (0) +43 (+2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -11) -2 ( -6) +5 (+17) +8 (+26) +8 (+27) +5 (+16) +2 (+6) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6)   +17 (+5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +7h 29' +5h 16' +1h 01' -2h 28' -3h 50' -5h 30' -3h 56' -0h 44' +2h 02' +4h 00' +6h 14' +7h 48'   +1h 26'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +7h 56' +4h 43' +0h 51' -3h 13' -6h 55' -9h 03' -8h 04' -4h 44' -0h 43' +3h 20' +7h 01' +9h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +65.6 +47 +25.6 +2.4 -14.3 -20.7 -14.6 +2.1 +25 +47.5 +65.7 +72.9   +25.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -43 -33 -21 -6 +5 +8 +1 -6 -15 -24 -38 -44   -18
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +16.8 (+30) +17 (+31) +14.6 (+26) +11.3 (+20) +6.7 (+12) +1.2 (+2) -3.3 (-6) -3.1 (-6) +0.3 (+1) +6.8 (+12) +12.4 (+22) +14.9 (+27) +8 (+14)

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