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Sodankyla, Lapland vs Indianapolis, Indiana Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Sodankyla, Lapland, Finland and Indianapolis, Indiana, Usa is approximately 6,855 km or 4,260 mi.
  • To reach Sodankyla, Lapland in this distance one would set out from Indianapolis, Indiana bearing 23.8° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Sodankyla, Lapland bearing 126.4° or SE .
  • Sodankyla, Lapland has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Indianapolis, Indiana has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Sodankyla, Lapland is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Indianapolis, Indiana is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 12.3 °C (22.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.5 °C (2.7°F) more in Sodankyla, Lapland. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 513.4 mm (20.2 in) less which is equivalent to 513.4 l/m² (12.6 US gal/ft²) or 5,134,000 l/ha (548,859 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 1116.5 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Sodankyla, Lapland. In whichever way circa 3h 03' less per day or about 4/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.5° lower in Sodankyla, Lapland than in Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • Relative humidity levels are 21.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.4°C (13.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Sodankyla, Lapland relative to Indianapolis, Indiana. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Indianapolis, Indiana vs Sodankyla, Lapland.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -14 (-24) -14 (-26) -14 (-26) -12 (-22) -10 (-17) -12 (-21) -15 (-28) -17 (-30) -14 (-25) -10 (-17) -13 (-23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -13 (-24) -12 (-22) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -12 (-21) -13 (-24) -13 (-23) -14 (-24) -13 (-23) -12 (-22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -13 (-24) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -10 (-19) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -11 (-20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -28 (-1) -37 (-1) -71 (-3) -70 (-3) -67 (-3) -33 (-1) -49 (-2) -30 (-1) -18 (-1) -16 (-1) -43 (-2) -54 (-2) -513 (-20)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +7 (+25) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) +5 (+17) +6 (+19) +8 (+26) +10 (+33) +9 (+29) +9 (+30) +8 (+26)   +73 (+20)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 30' -3h 28' -2h 32' -0h 52' -1h 36' -1h 00' -0h 17' -3h 54' -5h 52' -5h 03' -4h 26' -4h 08'   -3h 03'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 48' -3h 11' -0h 32' +2h 06' +5h 15' +8h 58' +7h 02' +3h 12' +0h 27' -2h 10' -5h 21' -9h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -27.4 -27.6 -27.8 -27.7 -27.6 -27.6 -27.5 -27.5 -27.5 -27.4 -27.3 -27.3   -27.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +16 +23 +19 +17 +15 +12 +19 +26 +33 +36 +28 +19   +21.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -9 (-16) -8.7 (-16) -9.5 (-17) -8.6 (-15) -7.9 (-14) -7 (-13) -4.8 (-9) -5.2 (-9) -5.5 (-10) -4.9 (-9) -8 (-14) -9.6 (-17) -7.4 (-13)

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