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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Hambantota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Hambantota, Sri Lanka is approximately 11,048 km or 6,865 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Hambantota bearing 31.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 115.2° or ESE .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Hambantota has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Hambantota is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 23.7 °C (42.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.6 °C (20.9°F) more in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 130.7 mm (5.1 in) less which is equivalent to 130.7 l/m² (3.21 US gal/ft²) or 1,307,000 l/ha (139,727 US gal/ac) less. About 7/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.5° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Hambantota.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-53) -30 (-54) -29 (-53) -28 (-50) -24 (-43) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -19 (-34) -23 (-42) -26 (-47) -28 (-50) -24 (-44)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-51) -29 (-53) -29 (-51) -27 (-49) -24 (-43) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -19 (-33) -23 (-41) -26 (-46) -27 (-49) -24 (-43)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-49) -28 (-51) -28 (-50) -27 (-48) -24 (-43) -20 (-36) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -18 (-33) -23 (-41) -25 (-45) -26 (-47) -23 (-42)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +14 (+1) +11 (+0) -11 (0) -45 (-2) -31 (-1) -6 (0) +16 (+1) +27 (+1) +41 (+2) -41 (-2) -82 (-3) -25 (-1) -131 (-5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +16 (+57) +12 (+39) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +7 (+23) +13 (+42) +11 (+37) +7 (+23) +4 (+13) +5 (+16)   +91 (+25)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 08' -2h 29' -0h 27' +1h 42' +3h 37' +4h 41' +4h 12' +2h 29' +0h 23' -1h 46' -3h 40' -4h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -48.7 -48.5 -48.5 -37.4 -20.8 -14.5 -20.5 -37.3 -49 -49 -49.1 -49.1   -39.5

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