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Galena, Alaska vs Nairobi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Galena, Alaska, Usa and Nairobi, Kenya is approximately 12,878 km or 8,002 mi.
  • To reach Galena, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Nairobi bearing 6.4° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Galena, Alaska bearing 164.8° or SSE .
  • Galena, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Nairobi has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb).
  • Galena, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Nairobi is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 22.1 °C (39.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 35.5 °C (63.9°F) more in Galena, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 593 mm (23.3 in) less which is equivalent to 593 l/m² (14.55 US gal/ft²) or 5,930,000 l/ha (633,956 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 49.2° lower in Galena, Alaska than in Nairobi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 22.7°C (40.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -44 (-79) -43 (-77) -34 (-61) -23 (-41) -11 (-20) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -5 (-9) -14 (-25) -26 (-47) -34 (-61) -38 (-68) -23 (-41)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -42 (-75) -41 (-74) -34 (-61) -24 (-43) -12 (-21) -3 (-5) 0 (0) -4 (-6) -11 (-20) -24 (-42) -33 (-59) -40 (-71) -22 (-40)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -39 (-70) -39 (-70) -34 (-61) -25 (-45) -12 (-22) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -8 (-14) -21 (-38) -32 (-58) -41 (-74) -21 (-38)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -27 (-1) -33 (-1) -84 (-3) -199 (-8) -138 (-5) -15 (-1) +38 (+1) +40 (+2) +16 (+1) -39 (-2) -89 (-4) -63 (-2) -593 (-23)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +6 (+21) 0 ( 0) -10 ( -33) -8 ( -26) +4 (+13) +10 (+32) +13 (+42) +9 (+30) +2 (+6) -1 ( -3) +4 (+13)   +34 (+9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 19' -4h 07' -0h 43' +2h 47' +6h 14' +8h 39' +7h 28' +4h 08' +0h 37' -2h 53' -6h 20' -8h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -65.6 -65.2 -61.8 -39.4 -22.9 -16.6 -22.6 -39.4 -61.6 -65.4 -65.8 -65.8   -49.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 +3 -2 -15 -28 -28 -20 -10 -5 +9 +7 -2   -7.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -39.7 (-71) -38.4 (-69) -32.5 (-59) -25.4 (-46) -16.9 (-30) -9 (-16) -4.4 (-8) -5.5 (-10) -11.6 (-21) -20.1 (-36) -30.4 (-55) -38.1 (-69) -22.7 (-41)

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