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Yellowknife, Northwest Territories vs Phoenix, Arizona Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada and Phoenix, Arizona, Usa is approximately 3,233 km or 2,009 mi.
  • To reach Yellowknife, Northwest Territories in this distance one would set out from Phoenix, Arizona bearing 357.7° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Yellowknife, Northwest Territories bearing 355.8° or N .
  • Yellowknife, Northwest Territories has a boreal subarctic climate with dry summers (Dsc) whereas Phoenix, Arizona has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual average temperature is 27.8 °C (50°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22.2 °C (40°F) more in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 72.8 mm (2.9 in) more which is equivalent to 72.8 l/m (1.79 US gal/ft) or 728,000 l/ha (77,828 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29° lower in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories than in Phoenix, Arizona.
  • Relative humidity levels are 40.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.8°C (24.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -43 (-77) -41 (-74) -37 (-66) -30 (-53) -24 (-43) -22 (-39) -20 (-37) -22 (-39) -27 (-48) -30 (-54) -35 (-62) -39 (-70) -31 (-55)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -40 (-72) -39 (-70) -35 (-64) -27 (-49) -21 (-38) -18 (-33) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -23 (-42) -25 (-45) -31 (-57) -36 (-66) -28 (-50)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -37 (-67) -37 (-66) -34 (-61) -25 (-45) -18 (-32) -15 (-26) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -19 (-35) -20 (-36) -28 (-51) -34 (-60) -25 (-45)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -2 (0) -5 (0) -12 (0) +5 (+0) +14 (+1) +20 (+1) +14 (+1) +17 (+1) +7 (+0) +18 (+1) +7 (+0) -11 (0) +73 (+3)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +6 (+19) +6 (+21) +6 (+19) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +5 (+16) +5 (+16) +6 (+20) +8 (+26) +11 (+37) +11 (+35)   +76 (+21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 21' -2h 26' -0h 25' +1h 38' +3h 43' +5h 07' +4h 27' +2h 27' +0h 22' -1h 42' -3h 46' -5h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -28.9 -28.9 -29 -29 -29 -29 -29 -29 -28.9 -28.9 -28.9 -28.9   -29
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +38 +38 +48 +46 +40 +34 +25 +27 +42 +55 +56 +41   +40.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -29.9 (-54) -28.3 (-51) -20.6 (-37) -10.4 (-19) -2.7 (-5) -0.1 (0) -6.4 (-12) -8.7 (-16) -8.1 (-15) -8.3 (-15) -16.4 (-30) -25.8 (-46) -13.8 (-25)

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