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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Nuuk/ Godthåb Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Nuuk/ Godthåb, Greenland is approximately 5,499 km or 3,417 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Nuuk/ Godthåb bearing 315.5° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 212.4° or SSW .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Nuuk/ Godthåb has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Nuuk/ Godthåb is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 4.9 °C (8.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.1 °C (2°F) less in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 158.3 mm (6.2 in) more which is equivalent to 158.3 l/m² (3.89 US gal/ft²) or 1,583,000 l/ha (169,233 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.9° higher in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Nuuk/ Godthåb.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +6 (+12) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +4 (+8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +5 (+8) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +5 (+9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +7 (+12) +4 (+8) +3 (+6) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +6 (+10) +5 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +33 (+1) +11 (+0) +5 (+0) +4 (+0) +3 (+0) -9 (0) -18 (-1) -7 (0) +24 (+1) +40 (+2) +32 (+1) +39 (+2) +158 (+6)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +15 (+53) +14 (+45) +6 (+20) +9 (+29) +8 (+27) +5 (+16) +11 (+35) +7 (+23) +9 (+29) +10 (+33) +10 (+32)   +115 (+32)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 32' +1h 17' +0h 12' -0h 50' -2h 04' -3h 10' -2h 36' -1h 17' -0h 11' +0h 52' +2h 07' +3h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +9 +9.1 +9.1 +9.1 +9 +8.9 +8.9 +8.9 +8.9 +8.8 +8.8 +8.7   +8.9

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