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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Pohnpei Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Pohnpei, Micronesia is approximately 6,379 km or 3,964 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Pohnpei bearing 25.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 48° or NE .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Pohnpei has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean annual temperature is 23.7 °C (42.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.9 °C (23.2°F) more in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 3854.8 mm (151.8 in) less which is equivalent to 3854.8 l/m² (94.61 US gal/ft²) or 38,548,000 l/ha (4,121,037 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.4° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Pohnpei.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-53) -30 (-55) -29 (-52) -28 (-50) -24 (-43) -21 (-37) -18 (-33) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -24 (-44) -27 (-49) -29 (-52) -25 (-45)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-52) -30 (-54) -29 (-51) -27 (-48) -23 (-42) -20 (-35) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -18 (-33) -23 (-41) -26 (-46) -28 (-50) -24 (-43)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-51) -29 (-53) -28 (-51) -26 (-46) -22 (-40) -19 (-33) -15 (-27) -14 (-26) -17 (-30) -21 (-38) -24 (-44) -27 (-48) -23 (-41)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -235 (-9) -217 (-9) -289 (-11) -368 (-14) -427 (-17) -382 (-15) -403 (-16) -338 (-13) -296 (-12) -314 (-12) -293 (-12) -293 (-12) -3855 (-152)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 05' -2h 28' -0h 26' +1h 41' +3h 35' +4h 38' +4h 09' +2h 28' +0h 23' -1h 44' -3h 38' -4h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -47.9 -47.6 -47.6 -38.3 -21.7 -15.3 -21.3 -38 -48.3 -48.2 -48.3 -48.2   -39.4

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