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Barrow, Alaska vs Perth, Western Australia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Barrow, Alaska, Usa and Perth, Western Australia, Australia is approximately 13,254 km or 8,236 mi.
  • To reach Barrow, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Perth, Western Australia bearing 21.5° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Barrow, Alaska bearing 76.2° or ENE .
  • Barrow, Alaska has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Perth, Western Australia has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Barrow, Alaska is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Perth, Western Australia is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 30.7 °C (55.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.2 °C (36.4°F) more in Barrow, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 666.8 mm (26.3 in) less which is equivalent to 666.8 l/m² (16.36 US gal/ft²) or 6,668,000 l/ha (712,853 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 38.5° lower in Barrow, Alaska than in Perth, Western Australia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 29.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 22.7°C (40.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -55 (-98) -57 (-102) -52 (-93) -39 (-70) -27 (-48) -16 (-28) -11 (-19) -12 (-22) -19 (-34) -28 (-51) -41 (-73) -50 (-90) -34 (-61)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -51 (-92) -53 (-95) -48 (-87) -37 (-66) -24 (-42) -14 (-24) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -16 (-28) -25 (-45) -37 (-67) -46 (-83) -31 (-55)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -47 (-85) -49 (-88) -45 (-81) -34 (-61) -21 (-37) -11 (-20) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -12 (-22) -22 (-39) -34 (-61) -42 (-76) -28 (-50)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -4 (0) -10 (0) -13 (0) -44 (-2) -100 (-4) -159 (-6) -138 (-5) -88 (-3) -54 (-2) -33 (-1) -17 (-1) -5 (0) -667 (-26)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +1 (+4) -2 ( -6) -4 ( -13) -11 ( -35) -12 ( -40) -11 ( -35) -10 ( -32) -6 ( -20) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0)   -56 ( -15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -13h 37' -7h 18' -1h 13' +4h 46' +12h 02' +14h 03' +13h 46' +7h 22' +1h 03' -4h 57' -12h 14' -14h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -78.5 -60 -38.6 -15.5 +1.1 +7.5 +1.5 -15.3 -38.1 -60.6 -78.6 -86.2   -38.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +29 +31 +27 +30 +30 +28 +26 +30 +33 +34 +33 +27   +29.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -40.7 (-73) -42.3 (-76) -39.2 (-71) -27.9 (-50) -16.7 (-30) -7.8 (-14) -3.7 (-7) -3.6 (-6) -8.4 (-15) -17.1 (-31) -27.9 (-50) -37 (-67) -22.7 (-41)

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