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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Melbourne, Victoria Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Melbourne, Victoria, Australia is approximately 11,471 km or 7,128 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Melbourne, Victoria bearing 27.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 39.9° or NE .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Melbourne, Victoria has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Melbourne, Victoria is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 12 °C (21.5°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 275.5 mm (10.8 in) more which is equivalent to 275.5 l/m² (6.76 US gal/ft²) or 2,755,000 l/ha (294,528 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.7° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Melbourne, Victoria.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-46) -26 (-47) -23 (-41) -17 (-31) -10 (-18) -4 (-7) +-1 (-2) -2 (-3) -6 (-11) -13 (-23) -18 (-32) -22 (-40) -14 (-25)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -23 (-42) -20 (-37) -15 (-28) -9 (-16) -3 (-6) +0 (+0) 0 (-1) -4 (-8) -11 (-19) -16 (-28) -20 (-35) -12 (-22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-35) -21 (-37) -18 (-32) -14 (-24) -8 (-14) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) -3 (-5) -9 (-16) -13 (-24) -17 (-30) -10 (-18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +25 (+1) +12 (+0) +11 (+0) -3 (0) -10 (0) +11 (+0) +15 (+1) +25 (+1) +59 (+2) +45 (+2) +50 (+2) +35 (+1) +276 (+11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +13 (+46) +10 (+32) -2 ( -7) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +6 (+19) +6 (+20) +6 (+19)   +53 (+15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 44' -4h 06' -0h 44' +2h 49' +5h 56' +7h 36' +6h 51' +4h 07' +0h 38' -2h 55' -6h 01' -7h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -56.9 -38.2 -16.7 +6.5 +23 +29.4 +23.4 +6.7 -16.1 -38.8 -57.1 -64.2   -16.7

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