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Nome, Alaska vs Swift Current (a), Sk Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Nome, Alaska, Usa and Swift Current (a), Sk, Canada is approximately 3,642 km or 2,263 mi.
  • To reach Nome, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Swift Current (a), Sk bearing 317.7° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Nome, Alaska bearing 267.5° or W .
  • Nome, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Swift Current (a), Sk has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Nome, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Swift Current (a), Sk is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 6.7 °C (12.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.9 °C (8.8°F) less in Nome, Alaska. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 10.4 mm (0.4 in) more which is equivalent to 10.4 l/m² (0.26 US gal/ft²) or 104,000 l/ha (11,118 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.1° lower in Nome, Alaska than in Swift Current (a), Sk.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Nome, Alaska relative to Swift Current (a), Sk. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Swift Current (a), Sk vs Nome, Alaska.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -6 (-12) -9 (-17) -14 (-25) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -6 (-12) -4 (-6) -9 (-16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -7 (-12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) -6 (-10) -9 (-15) -11 (-19) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -2 (-4) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -5 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) -1 (0) -6 (0) -7 (0) -30 (-1) -38 (-2) +6 (+0) +31 (+1) +28 (+1) +17 (+1) +12 (+0) 0 (0) +10 (+0)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 30' -1h 48' -0h 18' +1h 11' +2h 53' +4h 19' +3h 35' +1h 49' +0h 15' -1h 14' -2h 56' -4h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14 -14.1 -14.2 -14.2 -14.2 -14.3 -14.3 -14.3 -14.2 -14.2 -14.2 -14   -14.1

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