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Chesterfield, Nunavut vs Haines Junction, Yukon Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Chesterfield, Nunavut, Canada and Haines Junction, Yukon, Canada is approximately 2,403 km or 1,493 mi.
  • To reach Chesterfield, Nunavut in this distance one would set out from Haines Junction, Yukon bearing 62.8° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Chesterfield, Nunavut bearing 104.7° or ESE .
  • Chesterfield, Nunavut has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Haines Junction, Yukon has a boreal subarctic climate with dry summers (Dsc).
  • Chesterfield, Nunavut is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Haines Junction, Yukon is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 8.8 °C (15.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.3 °C (11.3°F) more in Chesterfield, Nunavut. The continentality subtype is truly continental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 40.5 mm (1.6 in) less which is equivalent to 40.5 l/m² (0.99 US gal/ft²) or 405,000 l/ha (43,297 US gal/ac) less. About 7/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.6° lower in Chesterfield, Nunavut than in Haines Junction, Yukon.
  • Relative humidity levels are 19.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.5°C (8.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Chesterfield, Nunavut relative to Haines Junction, Yukon. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Haines Junction, Yukon vs Chesterfield, Nunavut.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -21 (-38) -20 (-35) -18 (-32) -15 (-26) -12 (-21) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -11 (-21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-17) -16 (-29) -18 (-33) -16 (-30) -12 (-21) -7 (-13) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -5 (-10) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -7 (-13) -4 (-6) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -24 (-1) -14 (-1) 0 (0) +4 (+0) +2 (+0) -6 (0) +6 (+0) +14 (+1) +5 (+0) -5 (0) -7 (0) -14 (-1) -41 (-2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -11) -1 ( -3) +3 (+10) +2 (+6) -2 ( -7) +3 (+10) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10)   -2 ( -1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 52' -0h 25' -0h 04' +0h 16' +0h 42' +1h 07' +0h 54' +0h 25' +0h 03' -0h 17' -0h 43' -1h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2.5 -2.6 -2.6 -2.6 -2.5 -2.6 -2.6 -2.6 -2.5 -2.5 -2.5 -2.4   -2.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -27 +8 +14 +36 +50 +38 +31 +30 +33 +22 +3 -8   +19.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -13.2 (-24) -14.7 (-26) -15.7 (-28) -10 (-18) -1.3 (-2) +1.4 (+3) +4 (+7) +4.4 (+8) +2.6 (+5) -1.7 (-3) -3.6 (-6) -6.2 (-11) -4.5 (-8)

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