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Medicine Hat, Ab vs Great Falls, Montana Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Medicine Hat, Ab, Canada and Great Falls, Montana, Usa is approximately 286 km or 178 mi.
  • To reach Medicine Hat, Ab in this distance one would set out from Great Falls, Montana bearing 9.3° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Medicine Hat, Ab bearing 9.8° or N .
  • Medicine Hat, Ab has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Great Falls, Montana has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean temperature is 1.6 °C (2.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.4 °C (7.9°F) more in Medicine Hat, Ab. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 63.7 mm (2.5 in) less which is equivalent to 63.7 l/m² (1.56 US gal/ft²) or 637,000 l/ha (68,100 US gal/ac) less. About 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.5° lower in Medicine Hat, Ab than in Great Falls, Montana.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Medicine Hat, Ab relative to Great Falls, Montana. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Great Falls, Montana vs Medicine Hat, Ab.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -2 (-3) 0 (+0) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -4 (-8) -2 (-3) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) 0 (-1) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -2 (-4) 0 (-1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -6 (0) -4 (0) -12 (0) -10 (0) -22 (-1) -4 (0) +9 (+0) -9 (0) +5 (+0) -4 (0) -2 (0) -5 (0) -64 (-3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 19' -0h 11' -0h 02' +0h 07' +0h 17' +0h 22' +0h 20' +0h 11' +0h 01' -0h 08' -0h 17' -0h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -2.5 -2.5 -2.5 -2.6 -2.5 -2.6 -2.6 -2.6 -2.5 -2.6 -2.6 -2.5   -2.5

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