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Kugluktuk/ Coppermine, Nunavut vs Attu Island, Alaska Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kugluktuk/ Coppermine, Nunavut, Canada and Attu Island, Alaska, Usa is approximately 3,999 km or 2,485 mi.
  • To reach Kugluktuk/ Coppermine, Nunavut in this distance one would set out from Attu Island, Alaska bearing 37.6° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kugluktuk/ Coppermine, Nunavut bearing 102.3° or ESE .
  • Kugluktuk/ Coppermine, Nunavut has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Attu Island, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • The annual mean temperature is 14.8 °C (26.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 27 °C (48.6°F) more in Kugluktuk/ Coppermine, Nunavut. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1286 mm (50.6 in) less which is equivalent to 1286 l/m² (31.56 US gal/ft²) or 12,860,000 l/ha (1,374,819 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.9° lower in Kugluktuk/ Coppermine, Nunavut than in Attu Island, Alaska.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Kugluktuk/ Coppermine, Nunavut relative to Attu Island, Alaska. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Attu Island, Alaska vs Kugluktuk/ Coppermine, Nunavut.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -27 (-49) -23 (-41) -15 (-27) -6 (-11) -1 (-2) 2 (+4) -1 (-2) -5 (-9) -10 (-18) -19 (-34) -24 (-43) -13 (-23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-49) -30 (-53) -26 (-46) -18 (-32) -9 (-15) -3 (-5) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -12 (-21) -21 (-37) -27 (-48) -15 (-27)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-52) -32 (-58) -28 (-50) -21 (-38) -11 (-20) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -13 (-23) -22 (-40) -29 (-52) -17 (-30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -81 (-3) -71 (-3) -76 (-3) -104 (-4) -99 (-4) -67 (-3) -85 (-3) -130 (-5) -133 (-5) -191 (-8) -132 (-5) -117 (-5) -1286 (-51)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -18 ( -58) -13 ( -46) -17 ( -55) -17 ( -57) -11 ( -35) -8 ( -27) -8 ( -26) -6 ( -19) -10 ( -33) -16 ( -52) -19 ( -63) -21 ( -68)   -164 ( -45)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 40' -2h 23' -0h 23' +1h 32' +4h 11' +7h 23' +5h 52' +2h 24' +0h 20' -1h 36' -4h 17' -7h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14.6 -14.6 -14.6 -14.7 -14.8 -15 -15.1 -15.3 -15.3 -15.2 -14.9 -14.8   -14.9

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