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Yellowknife, Northwest Territories vs Sapporo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada and Sapporo, Japan is approximately 6,506 km or 4,043 mi.
  • To reach Yellowknife, Northwest Territories in this distance one would set out from Sapporo bearing 31.7° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Yellowknife, Northwest Territories bearing 123.8° or SE .
  • Yellowknife, Northwest Territories has a boreal subarctic climate with dry summers (Dsc) whereas Sapporo has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The mean annual temperature is 13.4 °C (24.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.1 °C (32.6°F) more in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 862.2 mm (33.9 in) less which is equivalent to 862.2 l/m² (21.16 US gal/ft²) or 8,622,000 l/ha (921,749 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.3° lower in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories than in Sapporo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.2°C (23.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -19 (-35) -16 (-29) -12 (-21) -7 (-13) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -8 (-14) -12 (-21) -14 (-26) -19 (-34) -22 (-40) -13 (-24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-42) -21 (-37) -18 (-33) -13 (-23) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -8 (-14) -11 (-19) -12 (-22) -19 (-34) -23 (-41) -13 (-24)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -21 (-39) -21 (-37) -14 (-26) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -8 (-15) -10 (-17) -10 (-18) -19 (-35) -23 (-42) -14 (-25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -93 (-4) -82 (-3) -71 (-3) -52 (-2) -38 (-2) -43 (-2) -34 (-1) -100 (-4) -109 (-4) -81 (-3) -75 (-3) -85 (-3) -862 (-34)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7 ( -23) -4 ( -14) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -7) -2 ( -6) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3)   -30 ( -8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 31' -1h 56' -0h 20' +1h 17' +2h 58' +4h 10' +3h 35' +1h 56' +0h 17' -1h 20' -3h 01' -4h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -19.2 -19 -19.1 -19.1 -19.3 -19.4 -19.5 -19.6 -19.6 -19.5 -19.4 -19.2   -19.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +10 +9 +10 +7 -8 -24 -24 -16 -3 +16 +21 +12   +0.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -21.4 (-39) -18.7 (-34) -16.5 (-30) -10.2 (-18) -8.2 (-15) -8.5 (-15) -9 (-16) -10.8 (-19) -10.7 (-19) -8.6 (-15) -15.1 (-27) -20.5 (-37) -13.2 (-24)

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