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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Irkutsk Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Irkutsk, Russia is approximately 5,654 km or 3,514 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Irkutsk bearing 47.3° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 128° or SE .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Irkutsk has a boreal subarctic climate with dry winters (Dwc).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Irkutsk is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 3.5 °C (6.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22.9 °C (41.2°F) less in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 447.1 mm (17.6 in) more which is equivalent to 447.1 l/m² (10.97 US gal/ft²) or 4,471,000 l/ha (477,980 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Irkutsk.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+28) +11 (+20) +4 (+6) -4 (-7) -9 (-16) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -9 (-16) -4 (-7) +0 (0) +9 (+16) +16 (+28) +0 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+30) +14 (+25) +6 (+11) -1 (-1) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -4 (-8) 0 (0) +3 (+6) +10 (+17) +15 (+28) +3 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+41) +20 (+36) +14 (+25) +3 (+6) +1 (+1) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -1 (-1) +4 (+8) +7 (+12) +16 (+28) +22 (+40) +9 (+15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +60 (+2) +49 (+2) +42 (+2) +31 (+1) +25 (+1) -9 (0) -56 (-2) 0 (0) +62 (+2) +80 (+3) +88 (+3) +74 (+3) +447 (+18)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +12 (+42) +11 (+35) +4 (+13) +5 (+16) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0) +6 (+19) +7 (+23) +11 (+35) +7 (+23) +2 (+6)   +72 (+20)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 30' -0h 17' -0h 03' +0h 11' +0h 25' +0h 35' +0h 30' +0h 17' +0h 02' -0h 11' -0h 26' -0h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -2.7 -2.6 -2.6 -2.7 -2.8 -3 -3.1 -3.2 -3.2 -3.2 -3.1 -3   -3

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