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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Balkhash Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Balkhash, Kazakhstan is approximately 7,446 km or 4,627 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Balkhash bearing 31.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 141.1° or SE .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Balkhash has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Balkhash is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.4 °C (2.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 26.6 °C (47.9°F) less in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 794.3 mm (31.3 in) more which is equivalent to 794.3 l/m² (19.49 US gal/ft²) or 7,943,000 l/ha (849,159 US gal/ac) more. About 7 5/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.3° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Balkhash.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Cold Bay, Alaska relative to Balkhash. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Balkhash vs Cold Bay, Alaska.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +10 (+19) +5 (+9) -5 (-10) -12 (-21) -13 (-24) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) +6 (+11) +11 (+21) -1 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +62 (+2) +50 (+2) +45 (+2) +39 (+2) +49 (+2) +34 (+1) +53 (+2) +73 (+3) +108 (+4) +102 (+4) +97 (+4) +81 (+3) +794 (+31)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +15 (+53) +14 (+45) +6 (+20) +11 (+35) +11 (+37) +9 (+29) +18 (+58) +17 (+57) +16 (+52) +12 (+40) +8 (+26)   +147 (+40)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 14' -0h 42' -0h 07' +0h 28' +1h 04' +1h 25' +1h 15' +0h 42' +0h 06' -0h 30' -1h 05' -1h 25'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.1 -8 -8 -8.1 -8.2 -8.3 -8.4 -8.5 -8.5 -8.5 -8.5 -8.3   -8.3

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