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Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories vs Adelaide, South Australia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories, Canada and Adelaide, South Australia, Australia is approximately 13,900 km or 8,638 mi.
  • To reach Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories in this distance one would set out from Adelaide, South Australia bearing 34.6° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories bearing 80° or E .
  • Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Adelaide, South Australia has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Adelaide, South Australia is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 20.1 °C (36.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 32.7 °C (58.9°F) more in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 87.1 mm (3.4 in) less which is equivalent to 87.1 l/m² (2.14 US gal/ft²) or 871,000 l/ha (93,116 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • There are 791 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories. In whichever way circa 2h 11' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26° lower in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories than in Adelaide, South Australia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 19.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.6°C (24.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories relative to Adelaide, South Australia. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Adelaide, South Australia vs Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -50 (-90) -44 (-80) -33 (-59) -17 (-31) -4 (-6) +5 (+10) +9 (+15) +5 (+9) -5 (-9) -19 (-34) -36 (-66) -45 (-82) -20 (-35)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -48 (-87) -44 (-79) -34 (-61) -18 (-33) -6 (-10) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) -6 (-11) -18 (-32) -35 (-63) -44 (-79) -20 (-36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -47 (-84) -44 (-78) -36 (-64) -20 (-35) -8 (-14) +1 (+1) +3 (+6) +0 (+0) -7 (-13) -17 (-30) -34 (-60) -43 (-77) -21 (-37)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) -2 (0) -4 (0) -22 (-1) -27 (-1) -6 (0) -13 (-1) +0 (+0) -10 (0) -1 (0) +3 (+0) -6 (0) -87 (-3)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +4 (+14) +4 (+13) -3 ( -10) -5 ( -16) -6 ( -20) -6 ( -19) -7 ( -23) -5 ( -17) -3 ( -10) +2 (+7) +5 (+16)   -15 ( -4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -8h 30' -6h 13' -3h 44' +0h 20' +3h 36' +4h 12' +3h 44' +2h 23' -2h 18' -4h 11' -6h 56' -8h 34'   -2h 11'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 07' -4h 49' -0h 51' +3h 17' +7h 05' +9h 17' +8h 16' +4h 50' +0h 44' -3h 24' -7h 10' -9h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -66.3 -47.6 -26.2 -3 +13.6 +20.1 +14 -2.7 -25.6 -48.1 -66.3 -73.5   -26
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +43 +42 +33 +14 -4 -14 -10 -1 +13 +30 +47 +45   +19.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -33.5 (-60) -29.8 (-54) -22.8 (-41) -12.6 (-23) -6.1 (-11) -0.7 (-1) +3.1 (+6) +2.2 (+4) -2.3 (-4) -8.9 (-16) -21.7 (-39) -29.6 (-53) -13.6 (-24)

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