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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Dikson Island Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Dikson Island, Russia is approximately 4,940 km or 3,070 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Dikson Island bearing 46.7° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 158.8° or SSE .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Dikson Island has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The mean temperature is 15.5 °C (27.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.9 °C (32.2°F) less in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 548.4 mm (21.6 in) more which is equivalent to 548.4 l/m² (13.46 US gal/ft²) or 5,484,000 l/ha (586,276 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.2° higher in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Dikson Island.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +25 (+45) +24 (+42) +22 (+40) +19 (+33) +13 (+24) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +13 (+23) +20 (+36) +22 (+40) +16 (+28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +35 (+1) +30 (+1) +32 (+1) +31 (+1) +38 (+2) +24 (+1) +25 (+1) +39 (+2) +69 (+3) +80 (+3) +84 (+3) +62 (+2) +548 (+22)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +7h 32' +5h 03' +0h 40' -2h 50' -7h 36' -6h 57' -7h 28' -5h 06' -0h 35' +2h 59' +7h 41' +6h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +18.4 +18.5 +18.5 +18.5 +18.4 +18.3 +18.1 +18.1 +18.1 +17.9 +18.1 +18.3   +18.2

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