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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Kirkjubæjarklaustur Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Kirkjubæjarklaustur, Iceland is approximately 6,441 km or 4,002 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Kirkjubæjarklaustur bearing 337.1° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 197.6° or SSW .
  • Both have a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Kirkjubæjarklaustur is in or near the boreal rain forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 1 °C (1.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.8 °C (3.2°F) more in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 730 mm (28.7 in) less which is equivalent to 730 l/m² (17.92 US gal/ft²) or 7,300,000 l/ha (780,418 US gal/ac) less. About 5/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.5° higher in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Kirkjubæjarklaustur.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) +-1 (-1) +0 (+0) 0 (0) +0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) 0 (-1) +0 (+0) 0 (0) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) -1 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -73 (-3) -73 (-3) -76 (-3) -65 (-3) -59 (-2) -78 (-3) -57 (-2) -76 (-3) -29 (-1) -75 (-3) -30 (-1) -40 (-2) -730 (-29)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +7 (+25) +2 (+6) -5 ( -17) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +2 (+6) +4 (+13) -1 ( -3)   +13 (+4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 22' +1h 12' +0h 12' -0h 47' -1h 57' -2h 56' -2h 26' -1h 12' -0h 10' +0h 49' +1h 59' +2h 56'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +8.6 +8.7 +8.7 +8.7 +8.6 +8.5 +8.5 +8.4 +8.5 +8.4 +8.4 +8.4   +8.5

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