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Nome, Alaska vs Stornoway, Outer Hebridies Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Nome, Alaska, Usa and Stornoway, Outer Hebridies, Uk is approximately 6,255 km or 3,887 mi.
  • To reach Nome, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Stornoway, Outer Hebridies bearing 349.4° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Nome, Alaska bearing 193.1° or SSW .
  • Nome, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Stornoway, Outer Hebridies has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The annual average temperature is 11.2 °C (20.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.8 °C (32°F) more in Nome, Alaska. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 795.2 mm (31.3 in) less which is equivalent to 795.2 l/m² (19.52 US gal/ft²) or 7,952,000 l/ha (850,122 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 650 more hours of sunlight per year in Nome, Alaska. In whichever way circa 1h 46' more per day or about 1 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.2° lower in Nome, Alaska than in Stornoway, Outer Hebridies.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.6°C (19.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -13 (-24) -7 (-12) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -5 (-8) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -17 (-30) -10 (-18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-33) -20 (-35) -18 (-33) -14 (-26) -7 (-13) -4 (-6) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -5 (-10) -11 (-20) -15 (-26) -19 (-33) -11 (-20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -22 (-39) -20 (-36) -16 (-28) -8 (-14) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -6 (-11) -12 (-21) -16 (-28) -20 (-37) -12 (-22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -102 (-4) -71 (-3) -90 (-4) -48 (-2) -45 (-2) -35 (-1) -18 (-1) -15 (-1) -54 (-2) -104 (-4) -107 (-4) -107 (-4) -795 (-31)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -13 ( -42) -10 ( -35) -8 ( -26) -10 ( -33) -8 ( -26) -9 ( -30) -8 ( -26) -3 ( -10) -7 ( -23) -12 ( -39) -12 ( -40) -14 ( -45)   -114 ( -31)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 11' +1h 39' +2h 44' +2h 48' +2h 54' +4h 08' +2h 27' +0h 25' +1h 02' +0h 48' +0h 44' +0h 30'   +1h 46'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 04' -1h 00' -0h 10' +0h 39' +1h 40' +2h 39' +2h 08' +1h 00' +0h 08' -0h 40' -1h 42' -2h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -6.1 -6.1 -6.1 -6.1 -6.2 -6.3 -6.4 -6.4 -6.4 -6.4 -6.4 -6.2   -6.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7 -3 +3 +5 +4 +4 +7 +7 +3 +1 -3 -8   +1.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -18.6 (-33) -19.4 (-35) -16.9 (-30) -13 (-23) -5.9 (-11) -2.7 (-5) -0.6 (-1) -1.3 (-2) -4.7 (-8) -10.5 (-19) -14.6 (-26) -19.1 (-34) -10.6 (-19)

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