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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Jiuquan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Jiuquan, China is approximately 6,976 km or 4,335 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Jiuquan bearing 39.4° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 121.3° or ESE .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Jiuquan has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Jiuquan is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 3.7 °C (6.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.3 °C (31.1°F) less in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 826.3 mm (32.5 in) more which is equivalent to 826.3 l/m² (20.28 US gal/ft²) or 8,263,000 l/ha (883,370 US gal/ac) more. About 10 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.4° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Jiuquan.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +-1 (-3) -8 (-14) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -17 (-30) -16 (-28) -15 (-26) -11 (-20) -9 (-15) +-2 (-4) +2 (+4) -9 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +3 (+6) -3 (-5) -9 (-15) -12 (-21) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -6 (-11) -3 (-6) +2 (+4) +7 (+13) -4 (-7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +7 (+13) +1 (+1) -4 (-8) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) +0 (+1) +5 (+9) +10 (+18) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +71 (+3) +56 (+2) +51 (+2) +46 (+2) +48 (+2) +40 (+2) +45 (+2) +65 (+3) +102 (+4) +108 (+4) +105 (+4) +92 (+4) +826 (+33)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +17 (+55) +20 (+71) +17 (+55) +8 (+27) +12 (+39) +10 (+33) +8 (+26) +14 (+45) +17 (+57) +19 (+61) +17 (+57) +15 (+48)   +174 (+48)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 58' -1h 09' -0h 12' +0h 47' +1h 43' +2h 16' +2h 00' +1h 09' +0h 10' -0h 48' -1h 44' -2h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -15.2 -15.1 -15.1 -15.2 -15.3 -15.5 -15.6 -15.7 -15.6 -15.7 -15.6 -15.4   -15.4

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