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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Phoenix, Arizona Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Phoenix, Arizona, Usa is approximately 4,565 km or 2,837 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Phoenix, Arizona bearing 317.7° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 280.5° or W .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Phoenix, Arizona has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Phoenix, Arizona is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 19.1 °C (34.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.8 °C (15.8°F) less in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 719.7 mm (28.3 in) more which is equivalent to 719.7 l/m² (17.66 US gal/ft²) or 7,197,000 l/ha (769,407 US gal/ac) more. About 4 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.8° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Phoenix, Arizona.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-33) -22 (-39) -23 (-41) -26 (-47) -27 (-49) -30 (-53) -28 (-51) -27 (-48) -26 (-46) -24 (-44) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -24 (-43)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -20 (-37) -22 (-39) -24 (-42) -24 (-43) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -19 (-35) -15 (-28) -13 (-23) -19 (-34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-17) -12 (-22) -13 (-24) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -19 (-35) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -14 (-26) -11 (-19) -8 (-15) -14 (-26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +55 (+2) +40 (+2) +33 (+1) +44 (+2) +55 (+2) +50 (+2) +43 (+2) +58 (+2) +90 (+4) +94 (+4) +90 (+4) +68 (+3) +720 (+28)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +14 (+45) +17 (+60) +16 (+52) +9 (+30) +14 (+45) +14 (+47) +10 (+32) +16 (+52) +16 (+53) +18 (+58) +17 (+57) +14 (+45)   +175 (+48)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 30' -1h 28' -0h 15' +1h 00' +2h 10' +2h 51' +2h 32' +1h 28' +0h 13' -1h 02' -2h 12' -2h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (┬°) -21.6 -21.6 -21.7 -21.7 -21.7 -21.8 -21.8 -21.8 -21.7 -21.8 -21.8 -21.8   -21.8

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