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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Nkhata Bay Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Nkhata Bay, Malawi is approximately 14,945 km or 9,287 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Nkhata Bay bearing 13.5° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 156.3° or SSE .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Nkhata Bay has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Nkhata Bay is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 19.7 °C (35.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.7 °C (13.9°F) more in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 742.7 mm (29.2 in) less which is equivalent to 742.7 l/m² (18.23 US gal/ft²) or 7,427,000 l/ha (793,996 US gal/ac) less. About 5/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 37.5° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Nkhata Bay.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-51) -29 (-52) -27 (-49) -25 (-46) -20 (-37) -16 (-28) -13 (-23) -13 (-24) -18 (-32) -23 (-42) -27 (-48) -27 (-49) -22 (-40)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-48) -27 (-49) -26 (-46) -23 (-42) -18 (-32) -13 (-23) -10 (-17) -10 (-18) -14 (-25) -21 (-37) -24 (-44) -26 (-46) -20 (-36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-46) -26 (-47) -25 (-44) -22 (-39) -16 (-29) -11 (-19) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -11 (-20) -18 (-33) -22 (-40) -24 (-44) -18 (-32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -152 (-6) -143 (-6) -303 (-12) -233 (-9) -76 (-3) +16 (+1) +32 (+1) +77 (+3) +109 (+4) +96 (+4) -12 (0) -154 (-6) -743 (-29)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 03' -3h 03' -0h 33' +2h 06' +4h 26' +5h 42' +5h 07' +3h 04' +0h 28' -2h 10' -4h 29' -5h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (┬°) -66.2 -62 -42.7 -19.6 -3.1 +3.2 -2.8 -19.6 -42.3 -62.3 -66.3 -66.8   -37.5

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