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Barrow, Alaska vs Vientiane Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Barrow, Alaska, Usa and Vientiane, Laos is approximately 8,493 km or 5,277 mi.
  • To reach Barrow, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Vientiane bearing 18.9° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Barrow, Alaska bearing 105.8° or ESE .
  • Barrow, Alaska has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Vientiane has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Barrow, Alaska is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Vientiane is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 38.2 °C (68.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 25.2 °C (45.4°F) more in Barrow, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1538.7 mm (60.6 in) less which is equivalent to 1538.7 l/m² (37.76 US gal/ft²) or 15,387,000 l/ha (1,644,972 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 51.5° lower in Barrow, Alaska than in Vientiane.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 35.6°C (64.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -46 (-83) -49 (-89) -49 (-88) -43 (-77) -34 (-61) -25 (-46) -21 (-38) -22 (-39) -27 (-48) -33 (-59) -39 (-70) -43 (-78) -36 (-65)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -48 (-87) -52 (-94) -52 (-94) -46 (-83) -35 (-63) -27 (-49) -24 (-42) -24 (-43) -28 (-50) -35 (-63) -42 (-76) -46 (-82) -38 (-69)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -47 (-84) -50 (-90) -51 (-91) -45 (-81) -35 (-62) -27 (-49) -24 (-43) -24 (-43) -27 (-49) -34 (-61) -40 (-72) -44 (-79) -37 (-67)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -1 (0) -8 (0) -33 (-1) -82 (-3) -252 (-10) -264 (-10) -246 (-10) -300 (-12) -278 (-11) -74 (-3) -4 (0) +1 (+0) -1539 (-61)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) +2 (+7) -1 ( -3) -5 ( -17) -12 ( -39) -14 ( -47) -9 ( -29) -10 ( -32) -6 ( -20) +5 (+16) +4 (+13) +5 (+16)   -39 ( -11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -10h 50' -5h 34' -0h 54' +3h 34' +9h 34' +10h 56' +10h 56' +5h 38' +0h 46' -3h 43' -9h 44' -10h 56'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -52.8 -52.9 -53 -53.1 -48.6 -42.3 -48 -53.5 -53.5 -53.3 -53.1 -53.3   -51.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2 +6 +7 +9 +10 +9 +7 +6 +7 +10 +8 +3   +7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -45.7 (-82) -48.6 (-87) -48.4 (-87) -42.4 (-76) -32.5 (-59) -25 (-45) -21.7 (-39) -22.3 (-40) -26.2 (-47) -32.3 (-58) -39.2 (-71) -43.1 (-78) -35.6 (-64)

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