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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Madison, Wisconsin Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Madison, Wisconsin, Usa is approximately 5,239 km or 3,256 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Madison, Wisconsin bearing 311.7° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 252.6° or WSW .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Madison, Wisconsin 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 Madison, Wisconsin is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.8 °C (6.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.2 °C (31°F) less in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 130 mm (5.1 in) more which is equivalent to 130 l/m² (3.19 US gal/ft²) or 1,300,000 l/ha (138,979 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.1° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Madison, Wisconsin.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +1 (+2) -4 (-7) -10 (-19) -14 (-24) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -13 (-24) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -3 (-5) +3 (+5) -7 (-13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) -1 (-3) -7 (-12) -9 (-17) -11 (-21) -11 (-21) -9 (-17) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -1 (-1) +5 (+9) -4 (-7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+17) +7 (+12) +1 (+2) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -5 (-10) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) +2 (+3) +7 (+13) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +45 (+2) +30 (+1) 0 (0) -23 (-1) -22 (-1) -40 (-2) -22 (-1) -20 (-1) +26 (+1) +55 (+2) +53 (+2) +47 (+2) +130 (+5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +13 (+46) +9 (+29) +1 (+3) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +6 (+19) +12 (+39) +10 (+33) +13 (+42) +11 (+37) +9 (+29)   +101 (+28)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 39' -0h 57' -0h 10' +0h 39' +1h 25' +1h 54' +1h 41' +0h 57' +0h 08' -0h 40' -1h 27' -1h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -11.9 -11.9 -12 -12 -12 -12.1 -12.1 -12.1 -12.1 -12.1 -12.1 -12.1   -12.1

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