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Yellowknife, Northwest Territories vs Rockhampton, Queensland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada and Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia is approximately 12,556 km or 7,802 mi.
  • To reach Yellowknife, Northwest Territories in this distance one would set out from Rockhampton, Queensland bearing 30° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Yellowknife, Northwest Territories bearing 83.1° or E .
  • Yellowknife, Northwest Territories has a boreal subarctic climate with dry summers (Dsc) whereas Rockhampton, Queensland has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The average temperature is 28.1 °C (50.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 34.4 °C (61.9°F) more in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 569.3 mm (22.4 in) less which is equivalent to 569.3 l/m (13.97 US gal/ft) or 5,693,000 l/ha (608,619 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 38.1° lower in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories than in Rockhampton, Queensland.
  • Relative humidity levels are 23.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 21.1°C (38°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -56 (-100) -51 (-92) -43 (-77) -29 (-52) -16 (-28) -5 (-10) -2 (-4) -6 (-12) -17 (-31) -28 (-51) -42 (-75) -52 (-94) -29 (-52)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -55 (-99) -52 (-93) -45 (-80) -30 (-54) -15 (-27) -5 (-9) -1 (-1) -4 (-7) -14 (-26) -25 (-46) -41 (-73) -51 (-92) -28 (-51)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -54 (-98) -51 (-93) -45 (-82) -30 (-54) -15 (-26) -3 (-5) +3 (+5) -1 (-2) -10 (-18) -21 (-39) -39 (-69) -50 (-89) -26 (-47)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -109 (-4) -107 (-4) -99 (-4) -41 (-2) -42 (-2) -12 (0) +3 (+0) +12 (+0) +2 (+0) -12 (0) -54 (-2) -110 (-4) -569 (-22)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -7) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) +6 (+19) +5 (+17) +4 (+13) +6 (+20) +5 (+16)   +22 (+6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 34' -4h 27' -0h 47' +3h 01' +6h 34' +8h 42' +7h 42' +4h 27' +0h 41' -3h 08' -6h 39' -8h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -77.9 -59.7 -38.4 -15.2 +1.3 +7.8 +1.8 -14.9 -37.7 -60 -77.6 -85.2   -38.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +27 +25 +25 +21 +10 +1 +9 +20 +29 +41 +43 +34   +23.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -47 (-85) -43.9 (-79) -37 (-67) -23 (-41) -11.1 (-20) -4.2 (-8) +2.2 (+4) +2 (+4) -5.8 (-10) -14.3 (-26) -29.6 (-53) -41.4 (-75) -21.1 (-38)

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