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Yellowknife, Northwest Territories vs Golden, Bc Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada and Golden, Bc, Canada is approximately 1,251 km or 777 mi.
  • To reach Yellowknife, Northwest Territories in this distance one would set out from Golden, Bc bearing 6° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Yellowknife, Northwest Territories bearing 8.1° or N .
  • Yellowknife, Northwest Territories has a boreal subarctic climate with dry summers (Dsc) whereas Golden, Bc has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The annual mean temperature is 9.8 °C (17.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.1 °C (30.8°F) more in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 223.4 mm (8.8 in) less which is equivalent to 223.4 l/m² (5.48 US gal/ft²) or 2,234,000 l/ha (238,829 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.1° lower in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories than in Golden, Bc.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Yellowknife, Northwest Territories relative to Golden, Bc. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Golden, Bc vs Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -19 (-34) -13 (-24) -8 (-15) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -15 (-27) -11 (-20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -19 (-35) -19 (-34) -12 (-22) -6 (-11) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -5 (-8) -6 (-11) -12 (-22) -16 (-28) -10 (-18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -11 (-20) -3 (-6) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) -13 (-24) -16 (-29) -8 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -48 (-2) -20 (-1) -10 (0) -13 (-1) -17 (-1) -19 (-1) -13 (-1) -2 (0) -10 (0) +1 (+0) -25 (-1) -48 (-2) -223 (-9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 30' -1h 20' -0h 13' +0h 53' +2h 06' +3h 01' +2h 34' +1h 20' +0h 11' -0h 55' -2h 08' -3h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -11.1 -11.1 -11.1 -11.2 -11.2 -11.1 -11.1 -11.1 -11.1 -11.1 -11.1 -11   -11.1

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