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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Colombo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Colombo, Sri Lanka is approximately 11,046 km or 6,864 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Colombo bearing 30.9° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 116.7° or ESE .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Colombo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The annual average temperature is 23.9 °C (43°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.7 °C (21.1°F) more in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1489.7 mm (58.6 in) less which is equivalent to 1489.7 l/m² (36.56 US gal/ft²) or 14,897,000 l/ha (1,592,588 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.4° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Colombo.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-55) -31 (-56) -30 (-54) -29 (-51) -24 (-44) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -19 (-34) -23 (-42) -26 (-48) -29 (-51) -25 (-44)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-51) -30 (-53) -29 (-52) -28 (-50) -24 (-43) -20 (-37) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -19 (-34) -23 (-41) -25 (-46) -27 (-49) -24 (-43)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-48) -28 (-50) -28 (-50) -27 (-48) -24 (-43) -21 (-37) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -19 (-33) -22 (-40) -24 (-44) -26 (-46) -23 (-42)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +10 (+0) -11 (0) -75 (-3) -203 (-8) -324 (-13) -133 (-5) -61 (-2) -32 (-1) -124 (-5) -259 (-10) -204 (-8) -75 (-3) -1490 (-59)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +14 (+50) +8 (+26) -7 ( -23) -8 ( -26) -7 ( -23) -1 ( -3) +6 (+19) +2 (+7) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +5 (+16)   +21 (+6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 05' -2h 28' -0h 26' +1h 41' +3h 35' +4h 38' +4h 09' +2h 28' +0h 23' -1h 44' -3h 38' -4h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -48 -47.7 -47.8 -38.1 -21.6 -15.3 -21.2 -38 -48.3 -48.2 -48.3 -48.3   -39.4

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