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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Penticton, Bc Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Penticton, Bc, Canada is approximately 2,948 km or 1,832 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Penticton, Bc bearing 299.1° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 264.3° or W .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Penticton, Bc has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Penticton, Bc is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 5.5 °C (9.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.9 °C (16°F) less in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 606 mm (23.9 in) more which is equivalent to 606 l/m² (14.87 US gal/ft²) or 6,060,000 l/ha (647,854 US gal/ac) more. About 3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.8° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Penticton, Bc.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (0) -4 (-8) -8 (-15) -12 (-22) -14 (-24) -15 (-27) -15 (-28) -14 (-26) -11 (-19) -8 (-14) -3 (-5) +0 (+1) -9 (-16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) -3 (-6) -6 (-10) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -5 (-8) -2 (-3) +1 (+1) -6 (-10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+1) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -1 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) -3 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +45 (+2) +37 (+1) +35 (+1) +24 (+1) +25 (+1) +19 (+1) +41 (+2) +54 (+2) +89 (+4) +95 (+4) +82 (+3) +61 (+2) +606 (+24)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 54' -0h 31' -0h 05' +0h 21' +0h 47' +1h 03' +0h 55' +0h 31' +0h 04' -0h 21' -0h 47' -1h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5.7 -5.6 -5.7 -5.7 -5.7 -5.8 -5.8 -5.8 -5.7 -5.8 -5.8 -5.8   -5.8

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