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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Pyongyang Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Pyongyang, North Korea is approximately 5,434 km or 3,377 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Pyongyang bearing 45.9° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 102° or ESE .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Pyongyang has a hot summer continental climate with dry winters (Dwa).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Pyongyang is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 6 °C (10.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.8 °C (33.8°F) less in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 86.1 mm (3.4 in) less which is equivalent to 86.1 l/m² (2.11 US gal/ft²) or 861,000 l/ha (92,047 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.2° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Pyongyang.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+6) +-1 (-2) -5 (-10) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -5 (-9) +2 (+3) -9 (-16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +2 (+3) -3 (-6) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -14 (-24) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) +4 (+7) -6 (-11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+15) +5 (+9) -1 (-2) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -8 (-14) -4 (-8) 0 (0) +7 (+13) -4 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +58 (+2) +45 (+2) +27 (+1) -3 (0) -4 (0) -38 (-1) -218 (-9) -166 (-7) +3 (+0) +68 (+3) +70 (+3) +72 (+3) -86 (-3)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +15 (+48) +18 (+64) +15 (+48) +6 (+20) +8 (+26) +8 (+27) +2 (+6) +11 (+35) +12 (+40) +14 (+45) +12 (+40) +13 (+42)   +134 (+37)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 02' -1h 11' -0h 12' +0h 48' +1h 46' +2h 20' +2h 04' +1h 12' +0h 11' -0h 50' -1h 48' -2h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -15.9 -15.8 -15.8 -15.9 -16 -16.2 -16.3 -16.4 -16.4 -16.4 -16.3 -16.2   -16.2

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