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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Kandahar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Kandahar, Afghanistan is approximately 9,324 km or 5,794 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Kandahar bearing 25.5° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 140° or SE .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Kandahar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Kandahar is in or near the warm temperate desert scrub biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 15 °C (27°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.4 °C (24.1°F) less in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 723.7 mm (28.5 in) more which is equivalent to 723.7 l/m² (17.76 US gal/ft²) or 7,237,000 l/ha (773,683 US gal/ac) more. About 4 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.7° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Kandahar.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -15 (-27) -20 (-36) -25 (-45) -27 (-49) -29 (-52) -27 (-49) -25 (-45) -23 (-41) -21 (-37) -17 (-31) -14 (-24) -21 (-38)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -10 (-19) -15 (-27) -20 (-35) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -22 (-39) -19 (-33) -15 (-27) -13 (-24) -10 (-17) -8 (-14) -15 (-27)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -14 (-26) -14 (-26) -15 (-26) -15 (-26) -12 (-21) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -10 (-17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +18 (+1) +16 (+1) +14 (+1) +31 (+1) +56 (+2) +53 (+2) +62 (+2) +81 (+3) +112 (+4) +108 (+4) +99 (+4) +73 (+3) +724 (+28)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +16 (+52) +11 (+39) +15 (+48) 0 ( 0) +15 (+48) +15 (+50) +14 (+45) +21 (+68) +19 (+63) +19 (+61) +19 (+63) +16 (+52)   +180 (+49)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 38' -1h 33' -0h 16' +1h 04' +2h 18' +3h 01' +2h 41' +1h 34' +0h 14' -1h 06' -2h 20' -3h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.5 -23.3 -23.4 -23.5 -23.6 -23.7 -23.8 -23.9 -23.9 -23.9 -23.8 -23.7   -23.7

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