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Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories vs Cairo, Illinois Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories, Canada and Cairo, Illinois, Usa is approximately 3,530 km or 2,194 mi.
  • To reach Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories in this distance one would set out from Cairo, Illinois bearing 331.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories bearing 306.3° or NW .
  • Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Cairo, Illinois has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Cairo, Illinois is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 19 °C (34.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.6 °C (35.3°F) more in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 792.6 mm (31.2 in) less which is equivalent to 792.6 l/m² (19.45 US gal/ft²) or 7,926,000 l/ha (847,342 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 1176 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories. In whichever way circa 3h 13' less per day or about 3/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.7° lower in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories than in Cairo, Illinois.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16.8°C (30.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories relative to Cairo, Illinois. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Cairo, Illinois 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) -29 (-53) -25 (-46) -21 (-38) -16 (-29) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -9 (-15) -11 (-20) -15 (-27) -20 (-36) -27 (-48) -28 (-50) -18 (-33)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-53) -27 (-49) -23 (-42) -17 (-30) -12 (-22) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -19 (-33) -26 (-46) -28 (-50) -19 (-34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-55) -29 (-52) -25 (-45) -18 (-32) -13 (-24) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -13 (-24) -15 (-27) -17 (-31) -25 (-45) -28 (-51) -20 (-36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -94 (-4) -76 (-3) -104 (-4) -88 (-3) -82 (-3) -60 (-2) -28 (-1) -28 (-1) -46 (-2) -38 (-1) -73 (-3) -75 (-3) -793 (-31)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -7) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +1 (+3)   -9 ( -2)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 32' -2h 30' -3h 05' -2h 12' -0h 52' -2h 28' -2h 44' -3h 07' -5h 22' -5h 07' -4h 44' -3h 50'   -3h 13'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 50' -2h 09' -0h 22' +1h 27' +3h 16' +4h 29' +3h 54' +2h 09' +0h 19' -1h 30' -3h 19' -4h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -24.7 -24.6 -24.7 -24.7 -24.8 -24.7 -24.7 -24.8 -24.8 -24.7 -24.6 -24.6   -24.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +10 +11 +6 -6 -7 -4 -2 +6 +20 +24 +10   +6.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -27.4 (-49) -24 (-43) -19.4 (-35) -13.5 (-24) -12.6 (-23) -12 (-22) -10.5 (-19) -11.9 (-21) -12.7 (-23) -12.6 (-23) -20.2 (-36) -25.1 (-45) -16.8 (-30)

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