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Isachsen, Ellef Ringnes Island, Nunavut vs Yellowknife, Northwest Territories Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Isachsen, Ellef Ringnes Island, Nunavut, Canada and Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada is approximately 1,851 km or 1,150 mi.
  • To reach Isachsen, Ellef Ringnes Island, Nunavut in this distance one would set out from Yellowknife, Northwest Territories bearing 7.4° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Isachsen, Ellef Ringnes Island, Nunavut bearing 17.8° or NNE .
  • Isachsen, Ellef Ringnes Island, Nunavut has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Yellowknife, Northwest Territories has a boreal subarctic climate with dry summers (Dsc).
  • The mean temperature is 13.8 °C (24.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.9 °C (8.8°F) less in Isachsen, Ellef Ringnes Island, Nunavut. The continentality subtype is truly continental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 174.4 mm (6.9 in) less which is equivalent to 174.4 l/m² (4.28 US gal/ft²) or 1,744,000 l/ha (186,445 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.3° lower in Isachsen, Ellef Ringnes Island, Nunavut than in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.2°C (22°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Isachsen, Ellef Ringnes Island, Nunavut relative to Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories vs Isachsen, Ellef Ringnes Island, Nunavut.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -13 (-24) -19 (-33) -21 (-37) -19 (-34) -17 (-31) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -13 (-24) -9 (-16) -15 (-27)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -12 (-21) -16 (-29) -19 (-34) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -18 (-33) -13 (-23) -8 (-15) -14 (-25)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -10 (-17) -13 (-24) -17 (-31) -15 (-27) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -15 (-28) -19 (-34) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) -12 (-22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -13 (-1) -11 (0) -9 (0) -6 (0) -9 (0) -17 (-1) -16 (-1) -22 (-1) -14 (-1) -26 (-1) -20 (-1) -13 (-1) -174 (-7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7 ( -23) -7 ( -25) -5 ( -16) -1 ( -3) +5 (+16) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) -3 ( -10) -8 ( -27) -11 ( -35)   -34 ( -9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 41' -7h 25' -1h 10' +5h 29' +6h 33' +4h 42' +5h 34' +7h 15' +0h 59' -5h 39' -6h 28' -4h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -16.3 -16 -16.3 -16.3 -16.3 -16.3 -16.3 -16.3 -16.3 -15.9 -16.4 -16.5   -16.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -20 -11 -22 +0 +20 +35 +30 +26 +17 -5 -15 -16   +3.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -10 (-18) -12.6 (-23) -18.6 (-33) -18.3 (-33) -12.5 (-23) -6 (-11) -6.1 (-11) -7.1 (-13) -12.2 (-22) -18.5 (-33) -14.3 (-26) -10.2 (-18) -12.2 (-22)

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