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Yellowknife, Northwest Territories vs Grand Junction, Colorado Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada and Grand Junction, Colorado, Usa is approximately 2,626 km or 1,632 mi.
  • To reach Yellowknife, Northwest Territories in this distance one would set out from Grand Junction, Colorado bearing 353.2° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Yellowknife, Northwest Territories bearing 348.5° or NNW .
  • Yellowknife, Northwest Territories has a boreal subarctic climate with dry summers (Dsc) whereas Grand Junction, Colorado has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The mean annual temperature is 16.8 °C (30.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.5 °C (26.1°F) more in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. The continentality subtype is truly continental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 48 mm (1.9 in) more which is equivalent to 48 l/m² (1.18 US gal/ft²) or 480,000 l/ha (51,315 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.3° lower in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories than in Grand Junction, Colorado.
  • Relative humidity levels are 33.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.3°C (13.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-46) -27 (-49) -26 (-46) -19 (-35) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -13 (-24) -14 (-26) -17 (-31) -19 (-33) -22 (-39) -24 (-43) -20 (-35)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -26 (-47) -25 (-45) -17 (-31) -12 (-21) -9 (-17) -10 (-17) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -20 (-35) -22 (-40) -17 (-30)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -25 (-44) -24 (-44) -16 (-28) -9 (-16) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) -10 (-17) -18 (-32) -21 (-37) -14 (-26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) +0 (+0) -12 (0) -9 (0) -6 (0) +11 (+0) +19 (+1) +21 (+1) +8 (+0) +10 (+0) +6 (+0) -1 (0) +48 (+2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +3 (+10) +2 (+7) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +5 (+16) +8 (+27) +8 (+26)   +40 (+11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 53' -2h 09' -0h 22' +1h 27' +3h 18' +4h 35' +3h 58' +2h 10' +0h 19' -1h 30' -3h 21' -4h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.3 -23.2 -23.3 -23.3 -23.4 -23.3 -23.3 -23.3 -23.3 -23.2 -23.2 -23.2   -23.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +22 +26 +39 +38 +32 +28 +27 +30 +40 +50 +42 +23   +33.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -20 (-36) -20.6 (-37) -15.4 (-28) -6.1 (-11) +0 (+0) +2.9 (+5) +1.6 (+3) +0 (+0) -0.1 (0) -1.1 (-2) -11.1 (-20) -18.2 (-33) -7.3 (-13)

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