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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Minneapolis, Minnesota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Minneapolis, Minnesota, Usa is approximately 4,877 km or 3,030 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Minneapolis, Minnesota bearing 309.5° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 253.3° or WSW .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Minneapolis, Minnesota has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Minneapolis, Minnesota is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 3.6 °C (6.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.9 °C (37.6°F) less in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 194.9 mm (7.7 in) more which is equivalent to 194.9 l/m² (4.78 US gal/ft²) or 1,949,000 l/ha (208,361 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.3° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +3 (+5) -2 (-4) -10 (-19) -14 (-25) -16 (-28) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -10 (-19) -8 (-15) +-1 (-2) +5 (+10) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+17) +5 (+9) -1 (-1) -7 (-13) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) +1 (+1) +7 (+13) -4 (-7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +8 (+14) +1 (+2) -4 (-8) -7 (-13) -9 (-17) -10 (-17) -7 (-13) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +3 (+5) +9 (+16) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +48 (+2) +35 (+1) +6 (+0) -12 (0) -28 (-1) -50 (-2) -26 (-1) -10 (0) +43 (+2) +55 (+2) +67 (+3) +66 (+3) +195 (+8)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +14 (+50) +9 (+29) +2 (+7) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +11 (+35) +10 (+33) +12 (+39) +11 (+37) +9 (+29)   +99 (+27)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 28' -0h 51' -0h 09' +0h 34' +1h 16' +1h 41' +1h 29' +0h 51' +0h 07' -0h 35' -1h 17' -1h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -10.2 -10.2 -10.2 -10.2 -10.3 -10.4 -10.4 -10.4 -10.3 -10.4 -10.4 -10.3   -10.3

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