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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Boston, Massachusetts Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Boston, Massachusetts, Usa is approximately 6,366 km or 3,956 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Boston, Massachusetts bearing 317.3° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 241.4° or WSW .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Boston, Massachusetts has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Boston, Massachusetts is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 7.2 °C (13°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.6 °C (20.9°F) less in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 140 mm (5.5 in) less which is equivalent to 140 l/m² (3.44 US gal/ft²) or 1,400,000 l/ha (149,669 US gal/ac) less. About 7/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.8° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Boston, Massachusetts.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -6 (-11) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -14 (-26) -15 (-27) -13 (-24) -12 (-21) -10 (-19) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) -9 (-16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) -2 (-3) -5 (-9) -8 (-15) -10 (-19) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -11 (-21) -10 (-17) -9 (-15) -6 (-11) -2 (-3) -7 (-13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+3) 0 (0) -4 (-6) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -5 (-8) 0 (0) -6 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -19 (-1) -34 (-1) -39 (-2) -41 (-2) -24 (-1) -25 (-1) -8 (0) +0 (+0) +34 (+1) +26 (+1) -1 (0) -9 (0) -140 (-6)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +6 (+19) +10 (+35) +7 (+23) -1 ( -3) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +11 (+35) +10 (+33) +11 (+35) +9 (+30) +7 (+23)   +81 (+22)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 43' -1h 00' -0h 10' +0h 41' +1h 30' +1h 59' +1h 45' +1h 00' +0h 09' -0h 42' -1h 31' -1h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -12.7 -12.7 -12.7 -12.7 -12.8 -12.9 -12.9 -12.9 -12.9 -12.9 -12.9 -12.8   -12.8

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