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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Damascus Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Damascus, Syria is approximately 9,993 km or 6,210 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Damascus bearing 10.8° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 164° or SSE .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Damascus has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Damascus is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 13.9 °C (25°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.5 °C (11.7°F) less in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 711.1 mm (28 in) more which is equivalent to 711.1 l/m² (17.45 US gal/ft²) or 7,111,000 l/ha (760,213 US gal/ac) more. About 4 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.8° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Damascus.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -20 (-35) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -16 (-29) -12 (-22) -18 (-33)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -16 (-28) -16 (-28) -15 (-28) -12 (-22) -9 (-17) -14 (-25)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -9 (-15) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -7 (-12) -9 (-17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +28 (+1) +24 (+1) +28 (+1) +36 (+1) +53 (+2) +53 (+2) +64 (+3) +82 (+3) +112 (+4) +99 (+4) +80 (+3) +53 (+2) +711 (+28)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +14 (+50) +13 (+42) +7 (+23) +12 (+39) +15 (+50) +14 (+45) +21 (+68) +19 (+63) +18 (+58) +13 (+43) +9 (+29)   +164 (+45)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 30' -1h 28' -0h 15' +1h 00' +2h 10' +2h 51' +2h 32' +1h 29' +0h 13' -1h 02' -2h 12' -2h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.6 -21.5 -21.5 -21.6 -21.7 -21.8 -21.9 -22 -21.9 -21.9 -21.9 -21.8   -21.8

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