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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Sandakan, Borneo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Sandakan, Borneo, Malaysia is approximately 8,786 km or 5,460 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Sandakan, Borneo bearing 34.8° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 84.5° or E .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Sandakan, Borneo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Sandakan, Borneo is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 23.5 °C (42.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.9 °C (21.4°F) more in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2095.8 mm (82.5 in) less which is equivalent to 2095.8 l/m² (51.44 US gal/ft²) or 20,958,000 l/ha (2,240,549 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.6° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Sandakan, Borneo.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-51) -30 (-54) -29 (-53) -29 (-52) -25 (-45) -22 (-39) -19 (-35) -19 (-34) -21 (-37) -24 (-44) -27 (-49) -28 (-51) -25 (-45)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-51) -29 (-52) -28 (-51) -27 (-48) -24 (-42) -20 (-35) -17 (-30) -16 (-30) -18 (-33) -23 (-41) -26 (-46) -27 (-49) -23 (-42)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-49) -28 (-51) -28 (-50) -26 (-47) -22 (-40) -19 (-34) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -18 (-32) -22 (-40) -25 (-45) -26 (-47) -23 (-41)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -365 (-14) -210 (-8) -103 (-4) -57 (-2) -79 (-3) -147 (-6) -131 (-5) -130 (-5) -125 (-5) -142 (-6) -238 (-9) -369 (-15) -2096 (-83)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) +8 (+28) +6 (+19) 0 ( 0) +5 (+16) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) +9 (+29) +4 (+13) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10)   +31 (+9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 08' -2h 30' -0h 27' +1h 42' +3h 38' +4h 41' +4h 12' +2h 30' +0h 23' -1h 46' -3h 41' -4h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -48.9 -48.7 -48.7 -37.2 -20.6 -14.3 -20.2 -37 -49.3 -49.2 -49.3 -49.3   -39.6

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