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Barrow, Alaska vs Indianapolis, Indiana Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Barrow, Alaska, Usa and Indianapolis, Indiana, Usa is approximately 5,176 km or 3,217 mi.
  • To reach Barrow, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Indianapolis, Indiana bearing 335.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Barrow, Alaska bearing 273° or W .
  • Barrow, Alaska has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Indianapolis, Indiana has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Barrow, Alaska is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Indianapolis, Indiana is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 23.7 °C (42.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.3 °C (7.7°F) more in Barrow, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 904.4 mm (35.6 in) less which is equivalent to 904.4 l/m² (22.2 US gal/ft²) or 9,044,000 l/ha (966,864 US gal/ac) less. About 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 31.5° lower in Barrow, Alaska than in Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • Relative humidity levels are 23.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18°C (32.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -29 (-51) -33 (-59) -31 (-57) -28 (-51) -25 (-45) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -24 (-44) -25 (-45) -26 (-47) -25 (-44) -26 (-47)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -27 (-48) -31 (-55) -29 (-52) -25 (-44) -22 (-39) -20 (-36) -19 (-35) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -24 (-43) -23 (-42) -24 (-43)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -25 (-45) -29 (-52) -26 (-47) -21 (-38) -18 (-33) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -21 (-38)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -54 (-2) -59 (-2) -93 (-4) -91 (-4) -99 (-4) -80 (-3) -94 (-4) -70 (-3) -56 (-2) -54 (-2) -76 (-3) -81 (-3) -904 (-36)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8 ( -26) -6 ( -21) -10 ( -32) -8 ( -27) -9 ( -29) -6 ( -20) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +3 (+10) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -19)   -52 ( -14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 18' -4h 38' -0h 44' +2h 55' +8h 13' +9h 14' +9h 24' +4h 42' +0h 37' -3h 03' -8h 22' -9h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -31.2 -31.4 -31.5 -31.5 -31.5 -31.5 -31.5 -31.6 -31.6 -31.5 -31.3 -31.6   -31.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 +8 +13 +23 +34 +36 +36 +36 +38 +35 +18 +3   +23.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) -22.1 (-40) -24.7 (-44) -26.9 (-48) -22.7 (-41) -16.7 (-30) -13.4 (-24) -11.5 (-21) -11.1 (-20) -11.4 (-21) -13.3 (-24) -19.7 (-35) -22.3 (-40) -18 (-32)

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