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Galena, Alaska vs Las Vegas, Nevada Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Galena, Alaska, Usa and Las Vegas, Nevada, Usa is approximately 4,204 km or 2,612 mi.
  • To reach Galena, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Las Vegas, Nevada bearing 332.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Galena, Alaska bearing 298.6° or WNW .
  • Galena, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Las Vegas, Nevada has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Galena, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Las Vegas, Nevada is in or near the warm temperate desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 23.9 °C (43.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.7 °C (24.7°F) more in Galena, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 227.2 mm (8.9 in) more which is equivalent to 227.2 l/m² (5.58 US gal/ft²) or 2,272,000 l/ha (242,892 US gal/ac) more. About 3 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28.5° lower in Galena, Alaska than in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Relative humidity levels are 40.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.2°C (14.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -33 (-60) -34 (-62) -29 (-53) -24 (-44) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -21 (-38) -24 (-42) -25 (-45) -29 (-52) -31 (-55) -29 (-53) -26 (-48)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -31 (-56) -33 (-60) -29 (-51) -23 (-41) -17 (-30) -15 (-28) -17 (-31) -20 (-35) -21 (-38) -25 (-44) -28 (-50) -29 (-52) -24 (-43)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-52) -32 (-57) -28 (-50) -21 (-39) -15 (-26) -12 (-21) -14 (-24) -15 (-28) -17 (-31) -20 (-37) -25 (-45) -29 (-52) -21 (-38)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +6 (+0) +6 (+0) +6 (+0) +2 (+0) +15 (+1) +28 (+1) +48 (+2) +54 (+2) +35 (+1) +10 (+0) +9 (+0) +9 (+0) +227 (+9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +6 (+19) +7 (+25) +7 (+23) +3 (+10) +5 (+16) +10 (+33) +10 (+32) +15 (+48) +12 (+40) +6 (+19) +9 (+30) +9 (+29)   +99 (+27)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 06' -2h 44' -0h 28' +1h 50' +4h 16' +6h 10' +5h 13' +2h 45' +0h 24' -1h 54' -4h 20' -6h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -28.5 -28.5 -28.5 -28.6 -28.6 -28.6 -28.6 -28.6 -28.6 -28.5 -28.5 -28.4   -28.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +32 +38 +42 +41 +33 +36 +41 +44 +47 +49 +49 +34   +40.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -22.2 (-40) -21.5 (-39) -13.9 (-25) -5.9 (-11) +0.5 (+1) +5.1 (+9) +2.1 (+4) -0.9 (-2) -0.7 (-1) -7.2 (-13) -13.7 (-25) -19.7 (-35) -8.2 (-15)

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