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Sodankyla, Lapland vs Madison, Wisconsin Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Sodankyla, Lapland, Finland and Madison, Wisconsin, Usa is approximately 6,612 km or 4,109 mi.
  • To reach Sodankyla, Lapland in this distance one would set out from Madison, Wisconsin bearing 23.7° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Sodankyla, Lapland bearing 130.4° or SE .
  • Sodankyla, Lapland has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Madison, Wisconsin has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Sodankyla, Lapland is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Madison, Wisconsin is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 8.3 °C (14.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.4 °C (2.5°F) less in Sodankyla, Lapland. The continentality subtype is truly continental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 283.3 mm (11.2 in) less which is equivalent to 283.3 l/m² (6.95 US gal/ft²) or 2,833,000 l/ha (302,867 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 1074.5 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Sodankyla, Lapland. In whichever way circa 2h 56' less per day or about 3/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.1° lower in Sodankyla, Lapland than in Madison, Wisconsin.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.2°C (7.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -10 (-17) -8 (-14) -9 (-17) -12 (-21) -14 (-24) -10 (-17) -5 (-9) -9 (-17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -9 (-15) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -10 (-17) -9 (-17) -7 (-13) -8 (-15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -11 (-20) -9 (-17) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -5 (-8) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +4 (+0) -1 (0) -30 (-1) -49 (-2) -45 (-2) -37 (-1) -21 (-1) -40 (-2) -31 (-1) -4 (0) -14 (-1) -16 (-1) -283 (-11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +9 (+32) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) +2 (+6) +5 (+17) +7 (+23) +7 (+23) +8 (+27) +10 (+32) +11 (+37) +11 (+35)   +89 (+24)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 09' -3h 49' -2h 34' -0h 32' -1h 34' -0h 36' -1h 25' -3h 07' -5h 16' -4h 40' -3h 38' -3h 55'   -2h 56'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 28' -2h 59' -0h 30' +1h 57' +4h 57' +8h 36' +6h 42' +3h 00' +0h 25' -2h 02' -5h 03' -8h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -24 -24.2 -24.4 -24.3 -24.2 -24.2 -24.1 -24.1 -24.1 -24 -23.9 -23.9   -24.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15 +19 +15 +18 +15 +11 +20 +25 +29 +33 +24 +17   +20.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4 (-7) -4.5 (-8) -6.1 (-11) -4.9 (-9) -4.7 (-8) -4.3 (-8) -2.3 (-4) -3 (-5) -3.1 (-6) -2.7 (-5) -5.3 (-10) -4.9 (-9) -4.2 (-8)

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