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Lagos vs Fairbanks, Alaska Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lagos, Nigeria and Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa is approximately 11,728 km or 7,288 mi.
  • To reach Lagos in this distance one would set out from Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 29.8° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lagos bearing 167.7° or SSE .
  • Lagos has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Lagos is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 29.7 °C (53.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 36.9 °C (66.4°F) less in Lagos. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1230.5 mm (48.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1230.5 l/m² (30.2 US gal/ft²) or 12,305,000 l/ha (1,315,486 US gal/ac) more. About 5 1/2 as much.
  • There are 220 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lagos. In whichever way circa 0h 35' less per day or about 8/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 49° higher in Lagos than in Fairbanks, Alaska.
  • Relative humidity levels are 22.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 33.3°C (59.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lagos relative to Fairbanks, Alaska. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Fairbanks, Alaska vs Lagos.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +51 (+92) +47 (+85) +38 (+68) +27 (+49) +16 (+28) +8 (+15) +6 (+10) +9 (+17) +16 (+29) +30 (+55) +43 (+78) +49 (+87) +28 (+51)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +51 (+91) +48 (+87) +40 (+72) +29 (+52) +18 (+32) +10 (+18) +8 (+15) +11 (+20) +18 (+32) +30 (+54) +44 (+78) +49 (+87) +30 (+53)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +51 (+91) +50 (+89) +43 (+77) +30 (+54) +20 (+36) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +13 (+24) +20 (+36) +30 (+54) +44 (+79) +49 (+87) +31 (+56)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) +30 (+1) +75 (+3) +138 (+5) +187 (+7) +281 (+11) +196 (+8) +72 (+3) +136 (+5) +102 (+4) +19 (+1) -7 (0) +1231 (+48)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7 ( -23) -4 ( -14) +1 (+3) +5 (+17) +7 (+23) +10 (+33) +2 (+6) -3 ( -10) +6 (+20) +4 (+13) -2 ( -7) -6 ( -19)   +13 (+4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 09' +2h 28' -0h 50' -3h 52' -4h 40' -7h 08' -5h 50' -2h 17' -0h 58' +2h 09' +4h 14' +5h 27'   -0h 35'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 58' +3h 53' +0h 41' -2h 37' -5h 55' -8h 16' -7h 07' -3h 54' -0h 35' +2h 43' +6h 00' +8h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +57.9 +57.7 +57.8 +47.4 +30.8 +24.5 +30.6 +47.4 +58.1 +57.9 +57.9 +58   +49
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +12 +21 +31 +41 +42 +34 +28 +27 +16 +9 +7   +22.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +50.3 (+91) +48.5 (+87) +42.1 (+76) +33.2 (+60) +26.4 (+48) +19.7 (+35) +15.6 (+28) +16.8 (+30) +22.9 (+41) +31.8 (+57) +43.7 (+79) +48.2 (+87) +33.3 (+60)

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