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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Lake Placid, Ny Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Lake Placid, Ny, Usa is approximately 6,048 km or 3,758 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Lake Placid, Ny bearing 315.4° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 241.7° or WSW .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Lake Placid, Ny has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Lake Placid, Ny is in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.3 °C (2.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14 °C (25.2°F) less in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 50 mm (2 in) less which is equivalent to 50 l/m² (1.23 US gal/ft²) or 500,000 l/ha (53,453 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.9° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Lake Placid, Ny.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +2 (+3) +-2 (-4) -7 (-12) -11 (-19) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -8 (-15) -6 (-11) +-2 (-3) +3 (+5) -5 (-9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +2 (+3) -3 (-6) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) +1 (+1) +6 (+11) -1 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +10 (+17) +5 (+9) +1 (+1) -2 (-4) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +9 (+16) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +17 (+1) +7 (+0) -7 (0) -19 (-1) -26 (-1) -43 (-2) -34 (-1) -31 (-1) +15 (+1) +30 (+1) +20 (+1) +22 (+1) -50 (-2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 32' -0h 53' -0h 09' +0h 36' +1h 19' +1h 45' +1h 33' +0h 53' +0h 08' -0h 37' -1h 20' -1h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -10.8 -10.7 -10.8 -10.8 -10.9 -11 -11 -11 -11 -11 -11 -10.9   -10.9

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