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Nome, Alaska vs Windhoek Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Nome, Alaska, Usa and Windhoek, Namibia is approximately 15,347 km or 9,537 mi.
  • To reach Nome, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Windhoek bearing 1.6° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Nome, Alaska bearing 176.5° or S .
  • Nome, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Windhoek has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Nome, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Windhoek is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 22.5 °C (40.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.9 °C (28.6°F) more in Nome, Alaska. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 7.8 mm (0.3 in) more which is equivalent to 7.8 l/m² (0.19 US gal/ft²) or 78,000 l/ha (8,339 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1721 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Nome, Alaska. In whichever way circa 4h 42' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 40.7° lower in Nome, Alaska than in Windhoek.
  • Relative humidity levels are 48.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.9°C (14.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -40 (-71) -39 (-70) -35 (-63) -30 (-53) -17 (-31) -8 (-15) -6 (-10) -10 (-17) -20 (-35) -28 (-51) -35 (-64) -39 (-71) -26 (-46)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -37 (-67) -38 (-68) -34 (-61) -28 (-50) -14 (-25) -6 (-10) -2 (-4) -6 (-11) -14 (-26) -24 (-44) -31 (-57) -37 (-66) -23 (-41)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -35 (-63) -36 (-65) -33 (-59) -25 (-46) -11 (-19) -3 (-6) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -9 (-15) -20 (-37) -28 (-50) -34 (-61) -20 (-35)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -57 (-2) -58 (-2) -67 (-3) -21 (-1) +10 (+0) +27 (+1) +54 (+2) +69 (+3) +61 (+2) +22 (+1) -7 (0) -26 (-1) +8 (+0)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +3 (+10) +2 (+7) +3 (+10) +7 (+23) +8 (+26) +8 (+27) +13 (+42) +17 (+55) +14 (+47) +10 (+32) +7 (+23) +5 (+16)   +97 (+26)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 58' -5h 07' -2h 52' -1h 34' -0h 48' -0h 24' -3h 56' -6h 17' -5h 58' -7h 01' -7h 40' -7h 50'   -4h 42'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 22' -4h 48' -0h 51' +3h 15' +7h 11' +9h 47' +8h 32' +4h 49' +0h 44' -3h 22' -7h 17' -9h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -80.3 -62.3 -41.1 -17.9 -1.4 +4.9 -1.2 -18 -40.7 -63 -80.3 -86.7   -40.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +39 +33 +30 +39 +47 +49 +59 +64 +65 +62 +49 +47   +48.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -25.6 (-46) -28 (-50) -25.8 (-46) -16.9 (-30) -0.5 (-1) +7.4 (+13) +13.5 (+24) +13 (+23) +7.6 (+14) -2.3 (-4) -16.3 (-29) -21.4 (-39) -7.9 (-14)

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