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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 11,767 km or 7,312 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 35.7° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 91.5° or E .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The average temperature is 23.3 °C (42°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.4 °C (20.5°F) more in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1073.7 mm (42.3 in) less which is equivalent to 1073.7 l/m² (26.35 US gal/ft²) or 10,737,000 l/ha (1,147,857 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 37.4° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Cold Bay, Alaska relative to Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands vs Cold Bay, Alaska.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-53) -31 (-56) -28 (-51) -26 (-46) -22 (-40) -18 (-32) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -17 (-30) -22 (-40) -25 (-45) -27 (-49) -23 (-41)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-53) -31 (-55) -29 (-53) -27 (-48) -23 (-41) -18 (-33) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -17 (-31) -22 (-40) -25 (-45) -28 (-50) -23 (-42)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-53) -30 (-54) -30 (-54) -28 (-50) -23 (-42) -19 (-34) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -18 (-32) -22 (-40) -25 (-45) -28 (-50) -24 (-43)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -65 (-3) -138 (-5) -161 (-6) -214 (-8) -143 (-6) -176 (-7) -157 (-6) -40 (-2) +18 (+1) +26 (+1) -1 (0) -24 (-1) -1074 (-42)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +11 (+39) +7 (+23) 0 ( 0) +5 (+16) +5 (+17) +5 (+16) +13 (+42) +15 (+50) +16 (+52) +12 (+40) +11 (+35)   +111 (+30)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 04' -3h 04' -0h 33' +2h 06' +4h 27' +5h 43' +5h 09' +3h 05' +0h 28' -2h 11' -4h 31' -5h 44'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -66.6 -61.8 -42.3 -19.2 -2.6 +3.7 -2.3 -19.1 -41.8 -62.2 -66.8 -67.2   -37.4

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