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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Columbia, South Carolina Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Columbia, South Carolina, Usa is approximately 6,466 km or 4,018 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Columbia, South Carolina bearing 318.3° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 255° or WSW .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Columbia, South Carolina has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Columbia, South Carolina is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 13.7 °C (24.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.1 °C (12.8°F) less in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 353.4 mm (13.9 in) less which is equivalent to 353.4 l/m² (8.67 US gal/ft²) or 3,534,000 l/ha (377,808 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.2° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Columbia, South Carolina.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -19 (-33) -21 (-39) -22 (-39) -21 (-39) -20 (-37) -19 (-34) -18 (-33) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -13 (-24) -18 (-32)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-15) -11 (-19) -14 (-25) -17 (-30) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -16 (-28) -15 (-26) -13 (-24) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -14 (-25)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -6 (-11) -10 (-17) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -13 (-24) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -9 (-15) -7 (-12) -5 (-8) -10 (-17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -40 (-2) -47 (-2) -68 (-3) -33 (-1) -35 (-1) -69 (-3) -76 (-3) -72 (-3) +19 (+1) +33 (+1) +33 (+1) +2 (+0) -353 (-14)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +12 (+42) +10 (+32) +3 (+10) +7 (+23) +6 (+20) +2 (+6) +10 (+32) +11 (+37) +15 (+48) +13 (+43) +8 (+26)   +107 (+29)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 27' -1h 27' -0h 15' +0h 59' +2h 08' +2h 48' +2h 30' +1h 27' +0h 13' -1h 01' -2h 10' -2h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (┬°) -21.1 -21 -21.1 -21.2 -21.2 -21.3 -21.3 -21.3 -21.3 -21.3 -21.3 -21.2   -21.2

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