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Galena, Alaska vs Blacksburg, Va Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Galena, Alaska, Usa and Blacksburg, Va, Usa is approximately 5,694 km or 3,538 mi.
  • To reach Galena, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Blacksburg, Va bearing 327.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Galena, Alaska bearing 263.4° or W .
  • Galena, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Blacksburg, Va has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb).
  • Galena, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Blacksburg, Va is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 15 °C (27°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.3 °C (29.3°F) more in Galena, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 707.1 mm (27.8 in) less which is equivalent to 707.1 l/m² (17.35 US gal/ft²) or 7,071,000 l/ha (755,937 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.4° lower in Galena, Alaska than in Blacksburg, Va.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-42) -23 (-42) -21 (-38) -16 (-29) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -11 (-21) -14 (-25) -20 (-35) -24 (-43) -22 (-39) -17 (-30)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -20 (-37) -15 (-28) -9 (-15) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -16 (-28) -21 (-38) -23 (-41) -15 (-27)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-37) -22 (-40) -20 (-35) -14 (-26) -7 (-13) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -12 (-21) -19 (-33) -23 (-42) -13 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -52 (-2) -55 (-2) -73 (-3) -85 (-3) -81 (-3) -56 (-2) -45 (-2) -30 (-1) -47 (-2) -77 (-3) -53 (-2) -53 (-2) -707 (-28)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 00' -2h 41' -0h 27' +1h 47' +4h 11' +6h 04' +5h 07' +2h 42' +0h 23' -1h 51' -4h 15' -6h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -27.3 -27.3 -27.4 -27.4 -27.4 -27.5 -27.5 -27.5 -27.5 -27.4 -27.4 -27.3   -27.4

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