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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Pituffik/ Thule Air Base Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland is approximately 4,211 km or 2,617 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 292° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 202.2° or SSW .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 14.7 °C (26.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.8 °C (28.4°F) less in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 790.3 mm (31.1 in) more which is equivalent to 790.3 l/m² (19.4 US gal/ft²) or 7,903,000 l/ha (844,883 US gal/ac) more. About 7 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.2° higher in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+35) +21 (+37) +22 (+39) +16 (+29) +10 (+17) +6 (+11) +5 (+10) +7 (+13) +11 (+19) +14 (+24) +17 (+30) +20 (+35) +14 (+25)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+39) +22 (+40) +23 (+41) +18 (+32) +10 (+18) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +10 (+19) +14 (+25) +18 (+32) +21 (+38) +15 (+26)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+41) +23 (+42) +24 (+43) +19 (+34) +10 (+18) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +7 (+12) +10 (+18) +14 (+26) +19 (+34) +22 (+40) +15 (+27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +66 (+3) +52 (+2) +51 (+2) +44 (+2) +51 (+2) +46 (+2) +48 (+2) +58 (+2) +94 (+4) +98 (+4) +96 (+4) +85 (+3) +790 (+31)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +15 (+48) +16 (+57) +15 (+48) +7 (+23) +10 (+32) +11 (+37) +8 (+26) +15 (+48) +13 (+43) +13 (+42) +12 (+40) +11 (+35)   +146 (+40)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +7h 32' +7h 07' +0h 58' -4h 36' -8h 05' -6h 57' -7h 28' -7h 01' -0h 50' +4h 49' +8h 02' +6h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +21.4 +21.2 +21.4 +21.4 +21.3 +21.3 +21.2 +21.2 +21.2 +20.9 +21.2 +21.3   +21.2

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