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Blacksburg, Va vs Galena, Alaska Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Blacksburg, Va, Usa and Galena, Alaska, Usa is approximately 5,694 km or 3,538 mi.
  • To reach Blacksburg, Va in this distance one would set out from Galena, Alaska bearing 83.4° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Blacksburg, Va bearing 147.8° or SSE .
  • Blacksburg, Va has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb) whereas Galena, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Blacksburg, Va is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome whereas Galena, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 15 °C (27°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.3 °C (29.3°F) less in Blacksburg, Va. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 707.1 mm (27.8 in) more which is equivalent to 707.1 l/m² (17.35 US gal/ft²) or 7,071,000 l/ha (755,937 US gal/ac) more. About 3 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.4° higher in Blacksburg, Va than in Galena, Alaska.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+42) +23 (+42) +21 (+38) +16 (+29) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +11 (+21) +14 (+25) +20 (+35) +24 (+43) +22 (+39) +17 (+30)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+40) +23 (+41) +20 (+37) +15 (+28) +9 (+15) +5 (+10) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +16 (+28) +21 (+38) +23 (+41) +15 (+27)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+37) +22 (+40) +20 (+35) +14 (+26) +7 (+13) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +8 (+15) +12 (+21) +19 (+33) +23 (+42) +13 (+24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +52 (+2) +55 (+2) +73 (+3) +85 (+3) +81 (+3) +56 (+2) +45 (+2) +30 (+1) +47 (+2) +77 (+3) +53 (+2) +53 (+2) +707 (+28)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 00' +2h 41' +0h 27' -1h 47' -4h 11' -6h 04' -5h 07' -2h 42' -0h 23' +1h 51' +4h 15' +6h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +27.3 +27.3 +27.4 +27.4 +27.4 +27.5 +27.5 +27.5 +27.5 +27.4 +27.4 +27.3   +27.4

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