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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Kawambwa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Kawambwa, Zambia is approximately 14,861 km or 9,235 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Kawambwa bearing 9.3° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 163.8° or SSE .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Kawambwa has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Kawambwa is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 17.3 °C (31.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9 °C (16.2°F) more in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 464.3 mm (18.3 in) less which is equivalent to 464.3 l/m² (11.4 US gal/ft²) or 4,643,000 l/ha (496,368 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 38.1° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Kawambwa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-46) -27 (-48) -25 (-46) -24 (-43) -20 (-37) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -19 (-35) -23 (-42) -24 (-43) -25 (-44) -22 (-39)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -23 (-42) -22 (-40) -20 (-36) -16 (-29) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -15 (-26) -18 (-33) -20 (-35) -21 (-38) -17 (-31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -22 (-39) -21 (-37) -18 (-32) -12 (-22) -6 (-12) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -10 (-17) -16 (-28) -18 (-32) -20 (-35) -14 (-26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -140 (-6) -129 (-5) -211 (-8) -73 (-3) +40 (+2) +53 (+2) +63 (+2) +80 (+3) +96 (+4) +20 (+1) -93 (-4) -171 (-7) -464 (-18)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 57' -3h 00' -0h 32' +2h 03' +4h 21' +5h 35' +5h 02' +3h 00' +0h 28' -2h 08' -4h 24' -5h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -64.5 -62.1 -44.5 -21.4 -4.9 +1.4 -4.6 -21.4 -44.1 -62.3 -64.6 -65   -38.1

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