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Cold Bay, Alaska vs King George Island, South Shetland Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is approximately 15,805 km or 9,821 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from King George Island, South Shetland Islands bearing 295.4° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 312.4° or NW .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas King George Island, South Shetland Islands has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average temperature is 5.8 °C (10.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.1 °C (9.2°F) more in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 117.1 mm (4.6 in) more which is equivalent to 117.1 l/m² (2.87 US gal/ft²) or 1,171,000 l/ha (125,188 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.6° higher in Cold Bay, Alaska than in King George Island, South Shetland Islands.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -4 (-8) -2 (-3) +3 (+5) +8 (+15) +13 (+24) +16 (+29) +18 (+32) +13 (+24) +7 (+12) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) +6 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +33 (+1) -10 (0) -34 (-1) -35 (-1) -12 (0) -7 (0) +8 (+0) +22 (+1) +37 (+1) +33 (+1) +39 (+2) +41 (+2) +117 (+5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -10h 39' -6h 18' -1h 07' +4h 17' +9h 16' +12h 12' +10h 50' +6h 19' +0h 58' -4h 26' -9h 24' -12h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -32.5 -13.7 +7.8 +31 +47.4 +53.6 +47.6 +30.8 +8 -14.8 -33 -39.9   +7.6

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