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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Great Falls, Montana Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Great Falls, Montana, Usa is approximately 3,581 km or 2,225 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Great Falls, Montana bearing 303.3° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 262° or W .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Great Falls, Montana has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Great Falls, Montana is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 3.6 °C (6.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.7 °C (22.9°F) less in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 528 mm (20.8 in) more which is equivalent to 528 l/m² (12.96 US gal/ft²) or 5,280,000 l/ha (564,467 US gal/ac) more. About 2 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.7° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Great Falls, Montana.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+3) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -10 (-17) -12 (-21) -14 (-24) -16 (-28) -14 (-26) -10 (-17) -8 (-15) +-3 (-5) +1 (+2) -8 (-14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) 0 (0) -2 (-3) -6 (-10) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -9 (-15) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) +0 (+0) +4 (+7) -4 (-7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) 0 (0) -1 (-1) +3 (+6) +7 (+12) +0 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +49 (+2) +43 (+2) +27 (+1) +14 (+1) -6 (0) -7 (0) +33 (+1) +43 (+2) +81 (+3) +90 (+4) +90 (+4) +72 (+3) +528 (+21)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +14 (+50) +10 (+32) +3 (+10) +5 (+16) +2 (+7) +7 (+23) +14 (+45) +12 (+40) +14 (+45) +12 (+40) +11 (+35)   +115 (+32)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 10' -0h 40' -0h 07' +0h 27' +1h 00' +1h 20' +1h 11' +0h 40' +0h 06' -0h 28' -1h 01' -1h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -7.6 -7.6 -7.6 -7.7 -7.7 -7.8 -7.8 -7.8 -7.7 -7.8 -7.8 -7.7   -7.7

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