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Whitehorse, Yt vs Moose Jaw, Sk Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Whitehorse, Yt, Canada and Moose Jaw, Sk, Canada is approximately 2,161 km or 1,343 mi.
  • To reach Whitehorse, Yt in this distance one would set out from Moose Jaw, Sk bearing 313.6° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Whitehorse, Yt bearing 289° or WNW .
  • Whitehorse, Yt has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Moose Jaw, Sk has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 4.8 °C (8.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.2 °C (2.2°F) less in Whitehorse, Yt. The continentality subtype is truly continental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 88.2 mm (3.5 in) less which is equivalent to 88.2 l/m² (2.16 US gal/ft²) or 882,000 l/ha (94,292 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.4° lower in Whitehorse, Yt than in Moose Jaw, Sk.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Whitehorse, Yt relative to Moose Jaw, Sk. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Moose Jaw, Sk vs Whitehorse, Yt.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -5 (-10) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-10) -6 (-10) -6 (-12) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) -5 (-9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-6) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -1 (0) -3 (0) -6 (0) -16 (-1) -33 (-1) -28 (-1) -16 (-1) +5 (+0) +0 (+0) +5 (+0) +5 (+0) +0 (+0) -88 (-3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 05' -1h 08' -0h 11' +0h 45' +1h 46' +2h 28' +2h 07' +1h 08' +0h 10' -0h 47' -1h 47' -2h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -10.3 -10.3 -10.4 -10.4 -10.4 -10.4 -10.4 -10.4 -10.4 -10.3 -10.3 -10.3   -10.4

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