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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Usa is approximately 6,329 km or 3,933 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania bearing 317.1° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 246.2° or WSW .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 8.9 °C (16°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.3 °C (22.1°F) less in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 137.5 mm (5.4 in) less which is equivalent to 137.5 l/m² (3.37 US gal/ft²) or 1,375,000 l/ha (146,997 US gal/ac) less. About 7/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.3° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -9 (-17) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -9 (-16) -5 (-8) -12 (-21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -7 (-13) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -15 (-26) -15 (-26) -13 (-24) -11 (-21) -9 (-17) -7 (-12) -3 (-5) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -5 (-8) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -9 (-15) -6 (-12) -4 (-8) -1 (-1) -6 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -9 (0) -13 (-1) -33 (-1) -42 (-2) -37 (-1) -42 (-2) -45 (-2) -14 (-1) +25 (+1) +44 (+2) +22 (+1) +7 (+0) -138 (-5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +6 (+19) +12 (+42) +7 (+23) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) +4 (+13) +11 (+35) +10 (+33) +12 (+39) +10 (+33) +7 (+23)   +88 (+24)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 58' -1h 09' -0h 12' +0h 46' +1h 42' +2h 15' +2h 00' +1h 09' +0h 10' -0h 48' -1h 43' -2h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -15.2 -15.1 -15.2 -15.2 -15.3 -15.4 -15.4 -15.4 -15.3 -15.4 -15.4 -15.3   -15.3

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