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Kugluktuk/ Coppermine, Nunavut vs Fort Mcmurray, Alberta Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kugluktuk/ Coppermine, Nunavut, Canada and Fort Mcmurray, Alberta, Canada is approximately 1,257 km or 781 mi.
  • To reach Kugluktuk/ Coppermine, Nunavut in this distance one would set out from Fort Mcmurray, Alberta bearing 352.5° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Kugluktuk/ Coppermine, Nunavut bearing 349.1° or N .
  • Kugluktuk/ Coppermine, Nunavut has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Fort Mcmurray, Alberta has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Kugluktuk/ Coppermine, Nunavut is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Fort Mcmurray, Alberta is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 11.2 °C (20.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.6 °C (4.7°F) more in Kugluktuk/ Coppermine, Nunavut. The continentality subtype is truly continental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 231.8 mm (9.1 in) less which is equivalent to 231.8 l/m (5.69 US gal/ft) or 2,318,000 l/ha (247,810 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.1° lower in Kugluktuk/ Coppermine, Nunavut than in Fort Mcmurray, Alberta.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8°C (14.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-17) -17 (-31) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -18 (-33) -15 (-26) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -11 (-21) -11 (-19) -9 (-17) -13 (-24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -19 (-35) -15 (-27) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -9 (-17) -10 (-17) -9 (-16) -11 (-20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -17 (-31) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -7 (-13) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -8 (0) -8 (0) -4 (0) -13 (0) -29 (-1) -44 (-2) -45 (-2) -28 (-1) -23 (-1) -6 (0) -11 (0) -12 (0) -232 (-9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -14) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -6) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +2 (+6) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10)   -20 ( -6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 58' -1h 59' -0h 19' +1h 17' +3h 35' +6h 34' +5h 09' +2h 00' +0h 16' -1h 20' -3h 40' -6h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -11 -11.1 -11.1 -11.2 -11.1 -11.2 -11.1 -11.2 -11.2 -11.1 -10.9 -11   -11.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -21 -2 +8 +23 +34 +34 +25 +26 +27 +25 -12 -11   +13
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -10.9 (-20) -15.1 (-27) -15.7 (-28) -14 (-25) -7.2 (-13) -3.2 (-6) -1.8 (-3) -1 (-2) -0.8 (-1) -4.8 (-9) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -8 (-14)

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