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Madison, Wisconsin vs Galena, Alaska Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Madison, Wisconsin, Usa and Galena, Alaska, Usa is approximately 4,727 km or 2,937 mi.
  • To reach Madison, Wisconsin in this distance one would set out from Galena, Alaska bearing 86.6° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Madison, Wisconsin bearing 144.3° or SE .
  • Madison, Wisconsin has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Galena, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Madison, Wisconsin is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Galena, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 11.7 °C (21.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.4 °C (15.1°F) less in Madison, Wisconsin. The continentality subtype is truly continental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 452.3 mm (17.8 in) more which is equivalent to 452.3 l/m² (11.1 US gal/ft²) or 4,523,000 l/ha (483,539 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.5° higher in Madison, Wisconsin than in Galena, Alaska.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.2°C (18.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +16 (+29) +14 (+26) +13 (+23) +9 (+15) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +10 (+19) +12 (+21) +17 (+30) +18 (+32) +14 (+25) +13 (+23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+26) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +12 (+22) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +8 (+15) +9 (+17) +14 (+25) +17 (+30) +16 (+28) +12 (+21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+26) +16 (+30) +16 (+29) +12 (+22) +6 (+10) +3 (+6) +4 (+8) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +11 (+20) +16 (+29) +18 (+32) +11 (+20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +9 (+0) +9 (+0) +38 (+2) +66 (+3) +58 (+2) +62 (+2) +29 (+1) +37 (+1) +44 (+2) +40 (+2) +33 (+1) +28 (+1) +452 (+18)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -7) +1 (+3) +5 (+17) +5 (+16) +1 (+3) -5 ( -16) -8 ( -26) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13)   -15 ( -4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 27' +2h 21' +0h 24' -1h 34' -3h 42' -5h 27' -4h 34' -2h 22' -0h 20' +1h 37' +3h 46' +5h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +21.4 +21.4 +21.5 +21.5 +21.5 +21.6 +21.6 +21.6 +21.6 +21.5 +21.5 +21.4   +21.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 -1 -3 -7 +5 +7 -7 -10 -9 -17 -13 +0   -4.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +14.2 (+26) +15.5 (+28) +14.2 (+26) +9.6 (+17) +7.5 (+14) +6.5 (+12) +3.9 (+7) +5.3 (+10) +6.8 (+12) +9.2 (+17) +14.2 (+26) +15.3 (+28) +10.2 (+18)

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