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Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories vs Columbia, South Carolina Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories, Canada and Columbia, South Carolina, Usa is approximately 4,183 km or 2,599 mi.
  • To reach Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories in this distance one would set out from Columbia, South Carolina bearing 330° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories bearing 298.9° or WNW .
  • Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Columbia, South Carolina has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Columbia, South Carolina is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 20.9 °C (37.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.1 °C (41.6°F) more in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 907.3 mm (35.7 in) less which is equivalent to 907.3 l/m² (22.27 US gal/ft²) or 9,073,000 l/ha (969,964 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • There are 1286 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories. In whichever way circa 3h 31' less per day or about 4/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.7° lower in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories than in Columbia, South Carolina.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16.5°C (29.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories relative to Columbia, South Carolina. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Columbia, South Carolina 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) -35 (-63) -32 (-57) -27 (-49) -20 (-35) -14 (-24) -10 (-19) -10 (-17) -12 (-21) -16 (-29) -23 (-41) -33 (-59) -34 (-62) -22 (-40)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -33 (-60) -30 (-54) -27 (-49) -19 (-33) -13 (-24) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -16 (-29) -19 (-35) -29 (-53) -32 (-58) -21 (-38)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -31 (-57) -29 (-52) -27 (-48) -17 (-31) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -16 (-29) -26 (-48) -30 (-54) -20 (-36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -93 (-4) -87 (-3) -105 (-4) -67 (-3) -64 (-3) -78 (-3) -86 (-3) -104 (-4) -63 (-2) -41 (-2) -48 (-2) -72 (-3) -907 (-36)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) -1 ( -4) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -6) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +2 (+6)   +4 (+1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 34' -3h 45' -3h 25' -3h 10' -1h 27' -2h 34' -1h 48' -2h 17' -3h 56' -4h 34' -5h 20' -5h 25'   -3h 31'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 04' -2h 18' -0h 24' +1h 33' +3h 29' +4h 46' +4h 09' +2h 18' +0h 20' -1h 36' -3h 32' -4h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -27.7 -27.6 -27.7 -27.8 -27.8 -27.8 -27.8 -27.8 -27.9 -27.8 -27.7 -27.6   -27.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +18 +24 +21 +15 +5 +0 -1 +2 +8 +23 +34 +23   +14.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -28.2 (-51) -23.7 (-43) -20.5 (-37) -12.5 (-23) -10.4 (-19) -9.6 (-17) -9.7 (-17) -10.8 (-19) -13 (-23) -12.6 (-23) -21 (-38) -26.1 (-47) -16.5 (-30)

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