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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Fort Dodge, Ia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Fort Dodge, Ia, Usa is approximately 4,964 km or 3,085 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Fort Dodge, Ia bearing 310.8° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 255.9° or WSW .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Fort Dodge, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Fort Dodge, Ia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 4.9 °C (8.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.6 °C (33.5°F) less in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 52.3 mm (2.1 in) more which is equivalent to 52.3 l/m² (1.28 US gal/ft²) or 523,000 l/ha (55,912 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.2° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Fort Dodge, Ia.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +0 (+0) -5 (-9) -12 (-22) -16 (-28) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -15 (-26) -12 (-22) -10 (-19) -4 (-7) +3 (+6) -8 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +3 (+6) -2 (-4) -8 (-15) -12 (-21) -13 (-24) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -8 (-15) -6 (-11) -1 (-1) +6 (+10) -5 (-9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+17) +6 (+11) +1 (+1) -4 (-8) -7 (-13) -9 (-17) -9 (-16) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +2 (+4) +8 (+15) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +51 (+2) +35 (+1) +0 (+0) -32 (-1) -45 (-2) -70 (-3) -51 (-2) -28 (-1) +12 (+0) +47 (+2) +67 (+3) +65 (+3) +52 (+2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 40' -0h 58' -0h 10' +0h 39' +1h 26' +1h 55' +1h 41' +0h 58' +0h 08' -0h 40' -1h 27' -1h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -12.1 -12 -12.1 -12.1 -12.2 -12.2 -12.2 -12.3 -12.2 -12.2 -12.2 -12.2   -12.2

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