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Barrow, Alaska vs Melbourne, Victoria Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Barrow, Alaska, Usa and Melbourne, Victoria, Australia is approximately 12,962 km or 8,055 mi.
  • To reach Barrow, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Melbourne, Victoria bearing 17.7° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Barrow, Alaska bearing 48.7° or NE .
  • Barrow, Alaska has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Melbourne, Victoria has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Barrow, Alaska is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Melbourne, Victoria is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 27.8 °C (50.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.4 °C (38.5°F) more in Barrow, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 528.8 mm (20.8 in) less which is equivalent to 528.8 l/m² (12.98 US gal/ft²) or 5,288,000 l/ha (565,322 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 32.7° lower in Barrow, Alaska than in Melbourne, Victoria.
  • Relative humidity levels are 26.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 21.1°C (38°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -49 (-88) -51 (-92) -46 (-83) -35 (-62) -22 (-40) -11 (-20) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -16 (-29) -26 (-46) -37 (-66) -45 (-81) -29 (-53)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -47 (-85) -49 (-88) -45 (-80) -34 (-61) -21 (-37) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -14 (-25) -24 (-42) -35 (-63) -43 (-77) -28 (-50)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -45 (-81) -47 (-84) -43 (-78) -33 (-59) -20 (-35) -9 (-17) -6 (-10) -6 (-12) -12 (-21) -21 (-38) -33 (-59) -41 (-73) -26 (-47)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -42 (-2) -42 (-2) -41 (-2) -50 (-2) -65 (-3) -34 (-1) -29 (-1) -34 (-1) -36 (-1) -52 (-2) -51 (-2) -54 (-2) -529 (-21)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -5 ( -16) -4 ( -14) -6 ( -19) -9 ( -30) -10 ( -32) -11 ( -37) -9 ( -29) -8 ( -26) -6 ( -20) -3 ( -10) -7 ( -23) -6 ( -19)   -84 ( -23)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -14h 04' -7h 36' -1h 16' +4h 58' +12h 26' +14h 34' +14h 14' +7h 39' +1h 05' -5h 09' -12h 38' -14h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -72.8 -54.3 -32.8 -9.6 +6.9 +13.4 +7.4 -9.4 -32.2 -54.8 -72.9 -80.3   -32.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +24 +23 +22 +22 +26 +24 +24 +30 +35 +36 +28 +22   +26.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) -38.8 (-70) -41.2 (-74) -37.3 (-67) -27.5 (-50) -15.2 (-27) -5.6 (-10) -1.4 (-3) -1.8 (-3) -6.4 (-12) -15.2 (-27) -27.3 (-49) -35.7 (-64) -21.1 (-38)

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