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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Grindstone Island, Qc Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Grindstone Island, Qc, Canada is approximately 6,437 km or 4,000 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Grindstone Island, Qc bearing 318.6° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 231.7° or SW .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Grindstone Island, Qc has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The mean annual temperature is 1 °C (1.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.4 °C (20.5°F) less in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 72.9 mm (2.9 in) less which is equivalent to 72.9 l/m² (1.79 US gal/ft²) or 729,000 l/ha (77,935 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.8° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Grindstone Island, Qc.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Cold Bay, Alaska relative to Grindstone Island, Qc. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Grindstone Island, Qc 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) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -6 (-12) -4 (-8) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +5 (+10) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) -4 (-8) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -2 (-3) +2 (+3) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +3 (+6) +0 (+1) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -5 (-10) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -2 (-3) +2 (+4) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -28 (-1) -18 (-1) -29 (-1) -25 (-1) -6 (0) -9 (0) +2 (+0) +8 (+0) +36 (+1) +16 (+1) +4 (+0) -25 (-1) -73 (-3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 10' -0h 40' -0h 07' +0h 27' +1h 01' +1h 21' +1h 12' +0h 40' +0h 06' -0h 28' -1h 01' -1h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (┬°) -7.7 -7.6 -7.7 -7.7 -7.8 -7.9 -7.9 -7.9 -7.9 -7.9 -7.9 -7.8   -7.8

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