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Boise, Idaho vs Anchorage, Alaska Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Boise, Idaho, Usa and Anchorage, Alaska, Usa is approximately 2,956 km or 1,837 mi.
  • To reach Boise, Idaho in this distance one would set out from Anchorage, Alaska bearing 115.8° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Boise, Idaho bearing 143.2° or SE .
  • Boise, Idaho has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Anchorage, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with dry summers (Dsc).
  • Boise, Idaho is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Anchorage, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 8.3 °C (14.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.8 °C (1.4°F) more in Boise, Idaho. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 96.6 mm (3.8 in) less which is equivalent to 96.6 l/m² (2.37 US gal/ft²) or 966,000 l/ha (103,272 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • There are 1089 more hours of sunlight per year in Boise, Idaho. In whichever way circa 2h 58' more per day or about 1 5/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.5° higher in Boise, Idaho than in Anchorage, Alaska.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.4°C (7.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +10 (+19) +9 (+17) +11 (+19) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +12 (+22) +13 (+24) +12 (+22) +9 (+15) +11 (+20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +10 (+17) +9 (+17) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +9 (+15) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +10 (+17) +10 (+19) +8 (+14) +8 (+15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +6 (+10) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +6 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +17 (+1) +7 (+0) +15 (+1) +15 (+1) +9 (+0) -8 (0) -35 (-1) -51 (-2) -48 (-2) -33 (-1) +9 (+0) +6 (+0) -97 (-4)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +4 (+13) +4 (+14) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) -1 ( -3) -9 ( -29) -12 ( -39) -11 ( -37) -4 ( -13) +1 (+3) +3 (+10)   -16 ( -4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 44' +1h 18' +0h 13' +0h 38' +1h 52' +2h 30' +5h 27' +6h 19' +6h 24' +4h 54' +3h 02' +2h 15'   +2h 58'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 02' +1h 41' +0h 17' -1h 08' -2h 35' -3h 33' -3h 05' -1h 41' -0h 15' +1h 10' +2h 37' +3h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +17.4 +17.5 +17.6 +17.6 +17.5 +17.6 +17.6 +17.6 +17.6 +17.6 +17.5 +17.4   +17.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 +3 -1 -5 -5 -14 -28 -31 -27 -19 -10 -2   -11.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7.6 (+14) +9.5 (+17) +8 (+14) +4.9 (+9) +3.9 (+7) +2.1 (+4) -0.9 (-2) -1.4 (-3) -0.3 (-1) +4 (+7) +7.9 (+14) +7.1 (+13) +4.4 (+8)

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