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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Orkney Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Orkney Islands, Uk is approximately 7,195 km or 4,471 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Orkney Islands bearing 347.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 191.4° or SSW .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean temperature is 4.6 °C (8.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.4 °C (7.9°F) more in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 33.7 mm (1.3 in) less which is equivalent to 33.7 l/m² (0.83 US gal/ft²) or 337,000 l/ha (36,028 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.7° higher in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Orkney Islands.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Cold Bay, Alaska relative to Orkney Islands. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Orkney Islands 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 (-10) -6 (-11) -5 (-10) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -4 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -5 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-12) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -33 (-1) -21 (-1) -10 (0) -1 (0) +12 (+0) +7 (+0) -7 (0) +7 (+0) +34 (+1) -3 (0) -1 (0) -19 (-1) -34 (-1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) +4 (+14) +5 (+16) -2 ( -7) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) +1 (+3) +7 (+23) +4 (+13) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13)   +21 (+6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 48' +0h 26' +0h 04' -0h 17' -0h 41' -0h 57' -0h 49' -0h 26' -0h 03' +0h 18' +0h 41' +0h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +3.9 +3.9 +3.9 +3.9 +3.8 +3.7 +3.6 +3.6 +3.6 +3.5 +3.6 +3.7   +3.7

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