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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Blacksburg, Va Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Blacksburg, Va, Usa is approximately 6,239 km or 3,877 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Blacksburg, Va bearing 317.1° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 251.9° or WSW .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Blacksburg, Va has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Blacksburg, Va is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 7.1 °C (12.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.3 °C (16.7°F) less in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 124.8 mm (4.9 in) less which is equivalent to 124.8 l/m² (3.06 US gal/ft²) or 1,248,000 l/ha (133,419 US gal/ac) less. About 7/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Blacksburg, Va.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -6 (-12) -11 (-19) -14 (-25) -15 (-28) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) -11 (-20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -7 (-12) -10 (-17) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -9 (-15) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -2 (-3) -7 (-13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) +2 (+3) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) -16 (-1) -36 (-1) -42 (-2) -44 (-2) -33 (-1) -38 (-1) -14 (-1) +23 (+1) +18 (+1) +33 (+1) +22 (+1) -125 (-5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 12' -1h 17' -0h 13' +0h 52' +1h 54' +2h 31' +2h 14' +1h 17' +0h 11' -0h 54' -1h 56' -2h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -17.8 -17.8 -17.9 -17.9 -17.9 -18 -18 -18 -18 -18 -18 -18   -18

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