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Smithers, Bc vs Homer, Ak Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Smithers, Bc, Canada and Homer, Ak, Usa is approximately 1,548 km or 962 mi.
  • To reach Smithers, Bc in this distance one would set out from Homer, Ak bearing 99.5° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Smithers, Bc bearing 120.1° or ESE .
  • Both have a boreal subarctic climate with dry summers (Dsc).
  • Smithers, Bc is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Homer, Ak is in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.8 °C (1.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.8 °C (12.2°F) more in Smithers, Bc. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 135.5 mm (5.3 in) less which is equivalent to 135.5 l/m² (3.33 US gal/ft²) or 1,355,000 l/ha (144,858 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.8° higher in Smithers, Bc than in Homer, Ak.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Smithers, Bc relative to Homer, Ak. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Homer, Ak vs Smithers, Bc.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) 0 (+1) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +5 (+10) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) -1 (-1) -3 (-6) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) -1 (-1) -4 (-7) +1 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -2 (-3) 0 (0) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) +0 (+1) 0 (0) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -4 (-7) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -3 (0) -25 (-1) -21 (-1) -15 (-1) +4 (+0) +16 (+1) +8 (+0) -15 (-1) -30 (-1) -20 (-1) -12 (0) -24 (-1) -136 (-5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 03' +0h 34' +0h 05' -0h 22' -0h 53' -1h 15' -1h 04' -0h 34' -0h 05' +0h 23' +0h 54' +1h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +4.7 +4.8 +4.7 +4.7 +4.8 +4.8 +4.8 +4.8 +4.9 +4.8 +4.7 +4.7   +4.8

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