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Nome, Alaska vs Salina Cruz, Oaxacu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Nome, Alaska, Usa and Salina Cruz, Oaxacu, Mexico is approximately 7,449 km or 4,629 mi.
  • To reach Nome, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Salina Cruz, Oaxacu bearing 333.9° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Nome, Alaska bearing 280.8° or W .
  • Nome, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Salina Cruz, Oaxacu has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Nome, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Salina Cruz, Oaxacu is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 31.2 °C (56.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22.2 °C (40°F) more in Nome, Alaska. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 721.2 mm (28.4 in) less which is equivalent to 721.2 l/m² (17.7 US gal/ft²) or 7,212,000 l/ha (771,011 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 928 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Nome, Alaska. In whichever way circa 2h 32' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 45.6° lower in Nome, Alaska than in Salina Cruz, Oaxacu.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 26.8°C (48.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -41 (-75) -43 (-78) -41 (-74) -38 (-68) -30 (-53) -22 (-40) -20 (-37) -22 (-39) -24 (-44) -33 (-59) -38 (-69) -42 (-75) -33 (-59)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -40 (-71) -42 (-75) -41 (-73) -37 (-67) -28 (-50) -21 (-38) -19 (-33) -19 (-35) -23 (-41) -30 (-55) -36 (-65) -40 (-72) -31 (-56)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -38 (-69) -41 (-73) -40 (-71) -36 (-64) -26 (-46) -20 (-35) -16 (-30) -17 (-31) -21 (-37) -28 (-51) -35 (-62) -39 (-70) -30 (-53)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +11 (+0) +11 (+0) +11 (+0) +15 (+1) -47 (-2) -258 (-10) -80 (-3) -129 (-5) -238 (-9) -32 (-1) +2 (+0) +12 (+0) -721 (-28)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10.5 (+34) +10 (+35) +10 (+32) +9 (+30) +6 (+19) -4 ( -13) +1 (+3) +7 (+23) +2 (+7) +8 (+26) +10 (+33) +10 (+32)   +79.5 (+22)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 23' -5h 07' -2h 44' -0h 54' +1h 38' +4h 08' -0h 00' -2h 15' -0h 50' -4h 23' -6h 22' -7h 17'   -2h 32'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 18' -3h 30' -0h 36' +2h 21' +5h 21' +7h 29' +6h 26' +3h 31' +0h 31' -2h 27' -5h 26' -7h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -48 -48 -48.2 -48.2 -40 -33.8 -39.7 -48.3 -48.3 -48.1 -48.2 -48.1   -45.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +18 +16 +16 +17 +14 +8 +15 +15 +9 +16 +23 +19   +15.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -34.1 (-61) -36.6 (-66) -35.7 (-64) -32.1 (-58) -23.7 (-43) -18.8 (-34) -15 (-27) -15.6 (-28) -20.2 (-36) -25.7 (-46) -29.7 (-53) -34.1 (-61) -26.8 (-48)

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