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Sacramento, California vs Anchorage, Alaska Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Sacramento, California, Usa and Anchorage, Alaska, Usa is approximately 3,190 km or 1,982 mi.
  • To reach Sacramento, California in this distance one would set out from Anchorage, Alaska bearing 129° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Sacramento, California bearing 151.4° or SSE .
  • Sacramento, California has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Anchorage, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with dry summers (Dsc).
  • Sacramento, California is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Anchorage, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 13.8 °C (24.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.2 °C (13°F) less in Sacramento, California. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 41 mm (1.6 in) more which is equivalent to 41 l/m² (1.01 US gal/ft²) or 410,000 l/ha (43,832 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/9 as much.
  • There are 1478 more hours of sunlight per year in Sacramento, California. In whichever way circa 4h 02' more per day or about 1 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.6° higher in Sacramento, California than in Anchorage, Alaska.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11°C (19.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+31) +19 (+34) +17 (+31) +16 (+28) +14 (+26) +15 (+26) +16 (+28) +16 (+29) +18 (+32) +21 (+37) +20 (+36) +17 (+30) +17 (+31)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+30) +18 (+32) +16 (+28) +13 (+23) +10 (+19) +10 (+17) +10 (+17) +10 (+19) +13 (+23) +17 (+30) +18 (+32) +16 (+29) +14 (+25)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+29) +17 (+30) +14 (+25) +9 (+17) +6 (+12) +5 (+8) +4 (+6) +5 (+8) +8 (+14) +12 (+22) +16 (+28) +15 (+28) +11 (+19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +75 (+3) +53 (+2) +48 (+2) +13 (+0) -12 (0) -26 (-1) -42 (-2) -60 (-2) -59 (-2) -24 (-1) +41 (+2) +35 (+1) +41 (+2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +3 (+10) +2 (+7) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6) -6 ( -20) -11 ( -35) -14 ( -45) -13 ( -43) -7 ( -23) -2 ( -7) +2 (+6)   -47 ( -13)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 29' +2h 24' +1h 29' +1h 42' +3h 13' +4h 04' +5h 52' +7h 09' +7h 16' +6h 29' +4h 26' +2h 52'   +4h 02'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 30' +1h 59' +0h 20' -1h 20' -3h 00' -4h 06' -3h 35' -1h 59' -0h 17' +1h 23' +3h 03' +4h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +22.5 +22.5 +22.6 +22.6 +22.6 +22.6 +22.6 +22.6 +22.7 +22.6 +22.5 +22.5   +22.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +7 +5 +3 -2 -13 -18 -18 -20 -15 -10 +3   -6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +17 (+31) +17.9 (+32) +15 (+27) +11.7 (+21) +8.8 (+16) +5 (+9) +3.8 (+7) +4.8 (+9) +6.5 (+12) +11.5 (+21) +14.7 (+26) +15.8 (+28) +11 (+20)

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