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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn, Greenland is approximately 5,130 km or 3,188 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn bearing 312.6° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 207.2° or SSW .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average annual temperature is 7.5 °C (13.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.1 °C (16.4°F) less in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 651.3 mm (25.6 in) more which is equivalent to 651.3 l/m² (15.98 US gal/ft²) or 6,513,000 l/ha (696,283 US gal/ac) more. About 3 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.9° higher in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +10 (+18) +11 (+19) +7 (+13) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +3 (+6) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +7 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +11 (+21) +12 (+21) +9 (+17) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) +7 (+12) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +10 (+19) +7 (+13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +13 (+24) +11 (+20) +5 (+8) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +4 (+8) +7 (+13) +9 (+15) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +8 (+15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +62 (+2) +45 (+2) +42 (+2) +35 (+1) +40 (+2) +34 (+1) +32 (+1) +50 (+2) +71 (+3) +78 (+3) +85 (+3) +76 (+3) +651 (+26)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +12 (+42) +10 (+32) +1 (+3) +7 (+23) +9 (+30) +7 (+23) +13 (+42) +8 (+27) +9 (+29) +8 (+27) +8 (+26)   +101 (+28)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 19' +2h 36' +0h 24' -1h 39' -5h 03' -6h 57' -6h 28' -2h 37' -0h 21' +1h 43' +5h 10' +6h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +13.8 +14.1 +14.1 +14.1 +14 +14 +13.9 +13.9 +13.9 +13.8 +13.5 +13.9   +13.9

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