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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Gisborne Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Gisborne, New Zealand is approximately 10,597 km or 6,585 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Gisborne bearing 10.9° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 15° or NNE .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Gisborne has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Gisborne is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 10.7 °C (19.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.5 °C (6.3°F) more in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 121.8 mm (4.8 in) less which is equivalent to 121.8 l/m² (2.99 US gal/ft²) or 1,218,000 l/ha (130,212 US gal/ac) less. About 8/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.9° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Gisborne.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -21 (-39) -19 (-33) -14 (-25) -8 (-14) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) -3 (-5) -10 (-17) -15 (-26) -18 (-33) -11 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +9 (+0) -11 (0) -38 (-2) -39 (-2) -30 (-1) -75 (-3) -54 (-2) -26 (-1) +18 (+1) +51 (+2) +50 (+2) +22 (+1) -122 (-5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 49' -4h 09' -0h 45' +2h 51' +6h 00' +7h 41' +6h 55' +4h 10' +0h 39' -2h 57' -6h 05' -7h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -56.1 -37.3 -15.9 +7.3 +23.9 +30.3 +24.3 +7.5 -15.2 -37.9 -56.2 -63.4   -15.9

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