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Edinburgh, Scotland vs Galena, Alaska Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Edinburgh, Scotland, Uk and Galena, Alaska, Usa is approximately 6,404 km or 3,980 mi.
  • To reach Edinburgh, Scotland in this distance one would set out from Galena, Alaska bearing 17.2° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Edinburgh, Scotland bearing 167° or SSE .
  • Edinburgh, Scotland has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Galena, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Edinburgh, Scotland is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Galena, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 12.8 °C (23.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 27.7 °C (49.9°F) less in Edinburgh, Scotland. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 336 mm (13.2 in) more which is equivalent to 336 l/m² (8.25 US gal/ft²) or 3,360,000 l/ha (359,206 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.6° higher in Edinburgh, Scotland than in Galena, Alaska.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.2°C (27.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +25 (+45) +24 (+42) +18 (+32) +10 (+18) +2 (+4) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +14 (+26) +20 (+35) +22 (+39) +12 (+21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +27 (+48) +26 (+46) +20 (+36) +12 (+22) +3 (+6) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +6 (+11) +14 (+25) +20 (+37) +25 (+46) +13 (+23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+51) +28 (+50) +23 (+41) +14 (+25) +5 (+8) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) +2 (+4) +6 (+12) +14 (+25) +21 (+38) +29 (+52) +14 (+25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +39 (+2) +24 (+1) +34 (+1) +34 (+1) +29 (+1) +20 (+1) +0 (+0) -1 (0) +25 (+1) +50 (+2) +43 (+2) +39 (+2) +336 (+13)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +8 (+26) +5 (+18) +6 (+19) +9 (+30) +8 (+26) +5 (+17) +4 (+13) -1 ( -3) +3 (+10) +9 (+29) +6 (+20) +6 (+19)   +68 (+19)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 39' +1h 18' +0h 13' -0h 51' -2h 08' -3h 22' -2h 43' -1h 19' -0h 11' +0h 53' +2h 11' +3h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +8.6 +8.5 +8.5 +8.5 +8.6 +8.7 +8.8 +8.8 +8.8 +8.8 +8.8 +8.5   +8.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +12 +12 +14 +14 +27 +26 +19 +15 +15 +9 +4 +12   +14.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +27.6 (+50) +26.6 (+48) +21.4 (+39) +13.7 (+25) +8.9 (+16) +5.2 (+9) +3.2 (+6) +5.3 (+10) +9.1 (+16) +14.7 (+26) +20.2 (+36) +26.2 (+47) +15.2 (+27)

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