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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Kolkata/ Calcutta Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Kolkata/ Calcutta, India is approximately 9,090 km or 5,649 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Kolkata/ Calcutta bearing 33.1° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 118° or ESE .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Kolkata/ Calcutta 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 Kolkata/ Calcutta is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 23.4 °C (42.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.8 °C (5°F) more in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 885.7 mm (34.9 in) less which is equivalent to 885.7 l/m² (21.74 US gal/ft²) or 8,857,000 l/ha (946,872 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 32.5° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Kolkata/ Calcutta.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Cold Bay, Alaska relative to Kolkata/ Calcutta. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Kolkata/ Calcutta 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) -29 (-52) -32 (-57) -32 (-58) -29 (-51) -24 (-43) -20 (-35) -19 (-34) -21 (-38) -26 (-46) -27 (-48) -25 (-45) -26 (-46)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -26 (-46) -29 (-52) -30 (-53) -27 (-48) -23 (-41) -19 (-34) -18 (-33) -20 (-37) -24 (-43) -24 (-42) -21 (-39) -23 (-42)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-33) -22 (-40) -26 (-46) -27 (-49) -24 (-44) -22 (-39) -18 (-33) -18 (-32) -20 (-35) -22 (-40) -21 (-37) -18 (-32) -21 (-38)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +61 (+2) +28 (+1) +20 (+1) -10 (0) -84 (-3) -235 (-9) -347 (-14) -267 (-11) -176 (-7) -33 (-1) +80 (+3) +76 (+3) -886 (-35)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +17 (+55) +18 (+64) +15 (+48) +6 (+20) +5 (+16) -2 ( -7) -9 ( -29) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -3) +8 (+26) +17 (+57) +16 (+52)   +87 (+24)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 14' -1h 55' -0h 20' +1h 19' +2h 49' +3h 40' +3h 17' +1h 56' +0h 17' -1h 21' -2h 51' -3h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -32.4 -32.2 -32.3 -32.4 -32.4 -30.8 -32.4 -32.9 -32.8 -32.8 -32.7 -32.6   -32.5

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