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Yellowknife, Northwest Territories vs Richmond, Virginia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada and Richmond, Virginia, Usa is approximately 3,743 km or 2,326 mi.
  • To reach Yellowknife, Northwest Territories in this distance one would set out from Richmond, Virginia bearing 329.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Yellowknife, Northwest Territories bearing 300.3° or WNW .
  • Yellowknife, Northwest Territories has a boreal subarctic climate with dry summers (Dsc) whereas Richmond, Virginia has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The mean temperature is 19.7 °C (35.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22.4 °C (40.3°F) more in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 852.6 mm (33.6 in) less which is equivalent to 852.6 l/m² (20.92 US gal/ft²) or 8,526,000 l/ha (911,486 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.9° lower in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories than in Richmond, Virginia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.1°C (27.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -33 (-59) -30 (-53) -28 (-50) -22 (-39) -16 (-29) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -18 (-32) -20 (-35) -27 (-48) -30 (-54) -21 (-39)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -31 (-57) -29 (-51) -27 (-49) -21 (-37) -15 (-26) -10 (-19) -9 (-16) -10 (-19) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -24 (-44) -29 (-51) -20 (-35)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-54) -27 (-49) -27 (-48) -20 (-36) -13 (-24) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -12 (-22) -22 (-39) -27 (-49) -18 (-32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -74 (-3) -61 (-2) -75 (-3) -69 (-3) -77 (-3) -71 (-3) -107 (-4) -98 (-4) -65 (-3) -41 (-2) -52 (-2) -61 (-2) -853 (-34)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -19) -5 ( -17) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +5 (+17) +5 (+16)   -7 ( -2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 02' -2h 15' -0h 23' +1h 30' +3h 26' +4h 45' +4h 07' +2h 15' +0h 20' -1h 34' -3h 29' -4h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -24.9 -24.8 -24.9 -24.9 -25 -24.9 -24.9 -25 -24.9 -24.8 -24.8 -24.8   -24.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +22 +26 +28 +23 +8 -2 -2 +4 +15 +31 +36 +26   +17.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -26.7 (-48) -22.7 (-41) -20.1 (-36) -13.7 (-25) -11.2 (-20) -10.2 (-18) -8.9 (-16) -8.8 (-16) -10.6 (-19) -8.6 (-15) -16.5 (-30) -23.1 (-42) -15.1 (-27)

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