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Bismarck, North Dakota vs Fort Mcmurray, Alberta Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Bismarck, North Dakota, Usa and Fort Mcmurray, Alberta, Canada is approximately 1,311 km or 814 mi.
  • To reach Bismarck, North Dakota in this distance one would set out from Fort Mcmurray, Alberta bearing 142.5° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Bismarck, North Dakota bearing 150.7° or SSE .
  • Both have a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Bismarck, North Dakota is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Fort Mcmurray, Alberta is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 5.1 °C (9.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.4 °C (4.3°F) less in Bismarck, North Dakota. The continentality subtype is truly continental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 71.8 mm (2.8 in) less which is equivalent to 71.8 l/m² (1.76 US gal/ft²) or 718,000 l/ha (76,759 US gal/ac) less. About 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.8° higher in Bismarck, North Dakota than in Fort Mcmurray, Alberta.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.4°C (6.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Bismarck, North Dakota relative to Fort Mcmurray, Alberta. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Fort Mcmurray, Alberta vs Bismarck, North Dakota.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +6 (+11) +6 (+12) +7 (+12) +6 (+12) +9 (+15) +8 (+15) +6 (+11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +5 (+9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +6 (+12) +7 (+12) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +5 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -9 (0) -5 (0) +2 (+0) +20 (+1) +15 (+1) +5 (+0) -25 (-1) -28 (-1) -14 (-1) -9 (0) -14 (-1) -10 (0) -72 (-3)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -14) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -17) -4 ( -13)   -31 ( -9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 32' +0h 52' +0h 09' -0h 35' -1h 19' -1h 47' -1h 34' -0h 53' -0h 08' +0h 37' +1h 20' +1h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +9.8 +9.8 +9.8 +9.9 +9.9 +9.9 +9.9 +9.9 +9.8 +9.9 +9.9 +9.8   +9.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7 -4 +5 +1 -3 +2 -7 -12 -14 -14 -14 -12   -6.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +6.5 (+12) +2.9 (+5) +1.6 (+3) +3.7 (+7) +2.4 (+4) +1.2 (+2) +0.9 (+2) +0.6 (+1) +4.7 (+8) +5.5 (+10) +3.4 (+6)

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