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Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories vs Atikokan, On Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories, Canada and Atikokan, On, Canada is approximately 2,334 km or 1,450 mi.
  • To reach Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories in this distance one would set out from Atikokan, On bearing 319.3° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories bearing 294.6° or WNW .
  • Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Atikokan, On has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Atikokan, On is in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 5.2 °C (9.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8 °C (14.4°F) more in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories. The continentality subtype is truly continental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 402.5 mm (15.8 in) less which is equivalent to 402.5 l/m² (9.88 US gal/ft²) or 4,025,000 l/ha (430,299 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13° lower in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories than in Atikokan, On.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories relative to Atikokan, On. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Atikokan, On 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) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) +0 (0) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -4 (-6) -8 (-14) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) -1 (-3) +0 (+0) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -7 (-12) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -5 (-9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-12) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -3 (-6) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -6 (-10) -12 (-21) -8 (-15) -4 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -13 (-1) -5 (0) -19 (-1) -33 (-1) -43 (-2) -61 (-2) -49 (-2) -49 (-2) -58 (-2) -40 (-2) -19 (-1) -14 (-1) -403 (-16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 37' -1h 25' -0h 14' +0h 57' +2h 12' +3h 07' +2h 40' +1h 26' +0h 12' -0h 59' -2h 15' -3h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -12.9 -12.9 -12.9 -13 -13 -13 -13 -13 -13.1 -13 -12.9 -12.9   -13

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