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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Nairobi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Nairobi, Kenya is approximately 13,768 km or 8,556 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Nairobi bearing 13.2° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 156.4° or SSE .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Nairobi has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Nairobi is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 14.2 °C (25.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.9 °C (17.8°F) more in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 10.7 mm (0.4 in) less which is equivalent to 10.7 l/m² (0.26 US gal/ft²) or 107,000 l/ha (11,439 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.8° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Nairobi.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-44) -26 (-47) -23 (-42) -21 (-37) -16 (-29) -12 (-21) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -13 (-23) -18 (-33) -19 (-35) -21 (-38) -17 (-31)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -18 (-33) -14 (-25) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -8 (-15) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -19 (-33) -14 (-26)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-28) -16 (-29) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -11 (-21) -6 (-11) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -11 (-21) -14 (-26) -16 (-29) -11 (-20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +27 (+1) +7 (+0) -46 (-2) -156 (-6) -102 (-4) +7 (+0) +45 (+2) +56 (+2) +86 (+3) +56 (+2) -3 (0) +11 (+0) -11 (0)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +14 (+45) +17 (+60) +10 (+32) -4 ( -13) +1 (+3) +9 (+30) +11 (+35) +17 (+55) +15 (+50) +14 (+45) +7 (+23) +9 (+29)   +120 (+33)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 31' -2h 43' -0h 29' +1h 52' +3h 57' +5h 06' +4h 35' +2h 44' +0h 25' -1h 56' -4h 01' -5h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -56.1 -55.7 -52.3 -29.9 -13.4 -7.1 -13.1 -29.9 -52.1 -56 -56.4 -56.5   -39.8

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