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Nome, Alaska vs Sapporo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Nome, Alaska, Usa and Sapporo, Japan is approximately 4,052 km or 2,518 mi.
  • To reach Nome, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Sapporo bearing 35.5° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Nome, Alaska bearing 80.2° or E .
  • Nome, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Sapporo has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Nome, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Sapporo is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 11.4 °C (20.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.1 °C (0.2°F) more in Nome, Alaska. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 751.8 mm (29.6 in) less which is equivalent to 751.8 l/m² (18.45 US gal/ft²) or 7,518,000 l/ha (803,724 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 35 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Nome, Alaska. In whichever way circa 0h 05' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.3° lower in Nome, Alaska than in Sapporo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.3°C (16.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-15) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -15 (-26) -12 (-21) -10 (-17) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -14 (-24) -11 (-21) -12 (-21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -14 (-26) -10 (-18) -8 (-15) -9 (-17) -12 (-21) -11 (-21) -13 (-23) -13 (-24) -12 (-22) -11 (-21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -15 (-26) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -9 (-17) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -11 (-21) -13 (-24) -13 (-24) -11 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -88 (-3) -79 (-3) -68 (-3) -45 (-2) -39 (-2) -38 (-1) -14 (-1) -73 (-3) -76 (-3) -81 (-3) -72 (-3) -79 (-3) -752 (-30)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6 ( -19) -3 ( -11) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) +4 (+13) +7 (+23) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -7) -4 ( -13)   -2 ( -1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 52' -0h 06' +1h 07' +0h 54' +2h 19' +3h 04' +0h 27' -1h 46' -1h 02' -2h 05' -1h 30' -1h 34'   -0h 05'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 22' -2h 19' -0h 23' +1h 32' +3h 38' +5h 18' +4h 28' +2h 19' +0h 20' -1h 36' -3h 42' -5h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.1 -21 -21.1 -21.1 -21.3 -21.5 -21.6 -21.7 -21.7 -21.6 -21.5 -21.2   -21.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +8 +12 +18 +12 +5 +8 +8 +9 +12 +13 +7   +9.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.1 (-15) -10.1 (-18) -10.8 (-19) -10.4 (-19) -7.2 (-13) -7.2 (-13) -7.6 (-14) -9.8 (-18) -9.4 (-17) -10 (-18) -10.3 (-19) -10.9 (-20) -9.3 (-17)

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