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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Maripasoula Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Maripasoula, French Guiana is approximately 10,840 km or 6,736 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Maripasoula bearing 327° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 252.5° or WSW .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Maripasoula has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Maripasoula is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 23.1 °C (41.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.3 °C (22.1°F) more in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1638.7 mm (64.5 in) less which is equivalent to 1638.7 l/m² (40.22 US gal/ft²) or 16,387,000 l/ha (1,751,879 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.8° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Maripasoula.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-54) -30 (-55) -29 (-53) -28 (-50) -24 (-43) -21 (-37) -19 (-33) -19 (-34) -22 (-39) -27 (-48) -29 (-52) -30 (-53) -26 (-46)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -29 (-51) -28 (-50) -26 (-47) -23 (-41) -19 (-34) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -18 (-33) -23 (-41) -26 (-47) -27 (-49) -23 (-42)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-47) -27 (-48) -26 (-46) -24 (-43) -21 (-37) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -15 (-26) -19 (-35) -23 (-41) -25 (-45) -21 (-37)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -168 (-7) -146 (-6) -206 (-8) -251 (-10) -330 (-13) -263 (-10) -155 (-6) -71 (-3) +27 (+1) +38 (+1) -6 (0) -108 (-4) -1639 (-65)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 15' -2h 34' -0h 27' +1h 45' +3h 44' +4h 49' +4h 20' +2h 34' +0h 24' -1h 49' -3h 47' -4h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -51.3 -51 -51 -34.8 -18.3 -12 -18.1 -34.9 -51.2 -51.2 -51.4 -51.5   -39.8

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