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Jan Mayen Island vs Fort Mcmurray, Alberta Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Jan Mayen Island, Norway and Fort Mcmurray, Alberta, Canada is approximately 4,607 km or 2,863 mi.
  • To reach Jan Mayen Island in this distance one would set out from Fort Mcmurray, Alberta bearing 28.7° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Jan Mayen Island bearing 125.9° or SE .
  • Jan Mayen Island has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Fort Mcmurray, Alberta has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The mean temperature is 0.5 °C (0.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 25.4 °C (45.7°F) less in Jan Mayen Island. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 163.2 mm (6.4 in) more which is equivalent to 163.2 l/m² (4.01 US gal/ft²) or 1,632,000 l/ha (174,472 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.3° lower in Jan Mayen Island than in Fort Mcmurray, Alberta.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.5°C (6.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Jan Mayen Island relative to Fort Mcmurray, Alberta. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Fort Mcmurray, Alberta vs Jan Mayen Island.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+24) +7 (+12) +-1 (-2) -10 (-19) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -9 (-16) -4 (-8) +7 (+12) +13 (+23) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+28) +10 (+18) +3 (+5) -6 (-10) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -9 (-17) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) +8 (+14) +14 (+26) 0 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+35) +13 (+24) +8 (+14) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -5 (-8) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +10 (+17) +17 (+31) +4 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +46 (+2) +31 (+1) +31 (+1) +21 (+1) -16 (-1) -37 (-1) -43 (-2) -18 (-1) +23 (+1) +43 (+2) +41 (+2) +42 (+2) +163 (+6)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +10 (+35) +12 (+39) +12 (+40) +6 (+19) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +6 (+19) +9 (+30) +12 (+39) +10 (+33) +11 (+35)   +104 (+29)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 56' -3h 10' -0h 28' +1h 57' +6h 03' +6h 37' +7h 00' +3h 12' +0h 24' -2h 02' -6h 11' -6h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14.1 -14.4 -14.4 -14.4 -14.3 -14.3 -14.3 -14.2 -14.2 -14.1 -13.9 -14.3   -14.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 +7 +21 +31 +34 +37 +34 +29 +23 +19 +5 +0   +20.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +15.9 (+29) +10.6 (+19) +6.1 (+11) +0.3 (+1) -2.3 (-4) -4.2 (-8) -4.2 (-8) -3 (-5) -0.5 (-1) +1.1 (+2) +8.6 (+15) +14 (+25) +3.5 (+6)

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