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Detroit, Michigan vs Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Detroit, Michigan, Usa and Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories, Canada is approximately 3,303 km or 2,053 mi.
  • To reach Detroit, Michigan in this distance one would set out from Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories bearing 113.4° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Detroit, Michigan bearing 144.1° or SE .
  • Detroit, Michigan has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Detroit, Michigan is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 12.9 °C (23.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.1 °C (29°F) less in Detroit, Michigan. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 468.1 mm (18.4 in) more which is equivalent to 468.1 l/m² (11.49 US gal/ft²) or 4,681,000 l/ha (500,430 US gal/ac) more. About 2 2/7 as much.
  • There are 613 more hours of sunlight per year in Detroit, Michigan. In whichever way circa 1h 40' more per day or about 1 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.5° higher in Detroit, Michigan than in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.1°C (19.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Detroit, Michigan relative to Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories vs Detroit, Michigan.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+38) +17 (+31) +14 (+25) +9 (+17) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +10 (+18) +14 (+26) +22 (+39) +21 (+38) +13 (+23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+39) +18 (+33) +16 (+29) +10 (+18) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +13 (+23) +21 (+39) +22 (+39) +13 (+23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+40) +20 (+36) +18 (+33) +10 (+19) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +10 (+17) +11 (+20) +21 (+38) +22 (+40) +13 (+24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +25 (+1) +26 (+1) +47 (+2) +59 (+2) +44 (+2) +47 (+2) +28 (+1) +36 (+1) +43 (+2) +17 (+1) +42 (+2) +53 (+2) +468 (+18)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +4 (+13) +4 (+14) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) +4 (+13) +2 (+7) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +2 (+6)   +25 (+7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 19' +1h 05' +1h 27' +0h 24' -0h 00' +1h 30' +1h 09' +1h 48' +3h 56' +3h 30' +1h 48' +2h 07'   +1h 40'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 21' +1h 52' +0h 19' -1h 15' -2h 51' -3h 57' -3h 25' -1h 52' -0h 16' +1h 18' +2h 54' +3h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +19.4 +19.4 +19.5 +19.5 +19.5 +19.5 +19.5 +19.5 +19.6 +19.5 +19.4 +19.4   +19.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 -7 -8 -6 +1 +3 -2 -4 -9 -18 -18 -7   -6.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +20.7 (+37) +16.7 (+30) +14.1 (+25) +7.1 (+13) +5.9 (+11) +5.6 (+10) +4.5 (+8) +5.5 (+10) +7 (+13) +7.7 (+14) +17.6 (+32) +20.2 (+36) +11.1 (+20)

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