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Anchorage, Alaska vs Mazar-E-Sharif Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Anchorage, Alaska, Usa and Mazar-E-Sharif, Afghanistan is approximately 8,625 km or 5,360 mi.
  • To reach Anchorage, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Mazar-E-Sharif bearing 17.4° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Anchorage, Alaska bearing 150.3° or SSE .
  • Anchorage, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with dry summers (Dsc) whereas Mazar-E-Sharif has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Anchorage, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Mazar-E-Sharif is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 15.1 °C (27.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.5 °C (11.7°F) less in Anchorage, Alaska. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 217.7 mm (8.6 in) more which is equivalent to 217.7 l/m² (5.34 US gal/ft²) or 2,177,000 l/ha (232,736 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/6 as much.
  • There are 785 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Anchorage, Alaska. In whichever way circa 2h 08' less per day or about 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.4° lower in Anchorage, Alaska than in Mazar-E-Sharif.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.4°C (16.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -16 (-28) -18 (-33) -19 (-34) -21 (-37) -21 (-37) -20 (-35) -19 (-34) -20 (-36) -19 (-34) -16 (-29) -18 (-32)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -14 (-26) -16 (-28) -16 (-30) -18 (-32) -19 (-33) -16 (-30) -15 (-27) -15 (-28) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -15 (-27)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -11 (-21) -13 (-23) -13 (-24) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -13 (-23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -9 (0) -15 (-1) -26 (-1) -11 (0) +7 (+0) +29 (+1) +43 (+2) +62 (+2) +69 (+3) +48 (+2) +15 (+1) +7 (+0) +218 (+9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 36' -0h 27' +2h 15' +2h 22' -1h 23' -2h 18' -3h 17' -4h 40' -5h 14' -4h 48' -3h 22' -3h 07'   -2h 08'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 40' -2h 04' -0h 21' +1h 24' +3h 08' +4h 16' +3h 44' +2h 05' +0h 18' -1h 27' -3h 11' -4h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -24.2 -24.2 -24.2 -24.3 -24.3 -24.4 -24.5 -24.6 -24.7 -24.6 -24.4 -24.3   -24.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5 -11 -14 -12 +6 +29 +37 +40 +37 +26 +12 +2   +12.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) -12.3 (-22) -13.5 (-24) -15.8 (-28) -17 (-31) -13 (-23) -5 (-9) -3.1 (-6) -0.4 (-1) -1.4 (-3) -7 (-13) -11.7 (-21) -12.6 (-23) -9.4 (-17)

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