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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Durban Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Durban, South Africa is approximately 17,007 km or 10,568 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Durban bearing 17.2° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 153.3° or SSE .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Durban has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Durban is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 17 °C (30.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.4 °C (9.7°F) more in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 86.3 mm (3.4 in) more which is equivalent to 86.3 l/m² (2.12 US gal/ft²) or 863,000 l/ha (92,260 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.5° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Durban.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-48) -28 (-50) -25 (-46) -23 (-41) -17 (-31) -12 (-21) -9 (-17) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -16 (-29) -21 (-38) -24 (-44) -19 (-33)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-46) -27 (-49) -25 (-44) -21 (-38) -15 (-27) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -10 (-19) -16 (-28) -20 (-36) -23 (-42) -17 (-31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-44) -26 (-47) -24 (-43) -20 (-36) -12 (-22) -6 (-11) -3 (-6) -4 (-6) -9 (-16) -15 (-28) -19 (-35) -22 (-40) -15 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -62 (-2) -55 (-2) -71 (-3) -23 (-1) -1 (0) +25 (+1) +25 (+1) +20 (+1) +39 (+2) +101 (+4) +96 (+4) -9 (0) +86 (+3)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +12 (+42) +10 (+32) +4 (+13) +11 (+35) +12 (+40) +11 (+35) +17 (+55) +13 (+43) +10 (+32) +8 (+27) +5 (+16)   +120 (+33)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 08' -3h 44' -0h 40' +2h 34' +5h 24' +6h 55' +6h 14' +3h 45' +0h 35' -2h 39' -5h 28' -6h 56'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (┬°) -64.5 -45.8 -24.4 -1.2 +15.3 +21.6 +15.5 -1.3 -24 -46.6 -64.8 -72.1   -24.5

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