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Yellowknife, Northwest Territories vs Riga Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada and Riga, Latvia is approximately 6,265 km or 3,893 mi.
  • To reach Yellowknife, Northwest Territories in this distance one would set out from Riga bearing 338.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Yellowknife, Northwest Territories bearing 205.8° or SSW .
  • Yellowknife, Northwest Territories has a boreal subarctic climate with dry summers (Dsc) whereas Riga has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The average temperature is 11.4 °C (20.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22.8 °C (41°F) more in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 368.6 mm (14.5 in) less which is equivalent to 368.6 l/m (9.05 US gal/ft) or 3,686,000 l/ha (394,058 US gal/ac) less. About 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.5° lower in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories than in Riga.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.7°C (22.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -18 (-32) -15 (-26) -10 (-17) -6 (-11) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -15 (-27) -20 (-36) -10 (-19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-42) -20 (-37) -18 (-32) -11 (-20) -6 (-12) -2 (-4) 0 (-1) -2 (-4) -5 (-10) -9 (-16) -17 (-30) -22 (-39) -11 (-21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-44) -21 (-39) -20 (-35) -13 (-23) -5 (-9) -1 (-1) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -5 (-8) -7 (-13) -18 (-32) -23 (-42) -12 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -18 (-1) -12 (0) -20 (-1) -29 (-1) -26 (-1) -38 (-1) -44 (-2) -37 (-1) -47 (-2) -25 (-1) -37 (-1) -34 (-1) -369 (-15)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -9 ( -29) -5 ( -18) -3 ( -10) -7 ( -23) -7 ( -23) -8 ( -27) -5 ( -16) -5 ( -16) -7 ( -23) -6 ( -19) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13)   -70 ( -19)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 30' -0h 46' -0h 07' +0h 30' +1h 14' +1h 51' +1h 33' +0h 47' +0h 06' -0h 32' -1h 16' -1h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -5.4 -5.3 -5.4 -5.4 -5.5 -5.5 -5.6 -5.7 -5.6 -5.6 -5.5 -5.4   -5.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 -3 +2 -3 -12 -22 -22 -18 -12 +2 +3 -4   -7.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -23.2 (-42) -20.3 (-37) -17.4 (-31) -11 (-20) -8.4 (-15) -7.5 (-14) -5.4 (-10) -5.8 (-10) -7.4 (-13) -8 (-14) -16.1 (-29) -22 (-40) -12.7 (-23)

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