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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Port Elizabeth Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Port Elizabeth, South Africa is approximately 17,570 km or 10,918 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Port Elizabeth bearing 12.8° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 161.3° or SSE .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Port Elizabeth has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Port Elizabeth is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 13.8 °C (24.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.4 °C (9.7°F) more in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 388.3 mm (15.3 in) more which is equivalent to 388.3 l/m² (9.53 US gal/ft²) or 3,883,000 l/ha (415,118 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.5° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Port Elizabeth.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-44) -26 (-47) -23 (-42) -20 (-35) -15 (-27) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -14 (-26) -18 (-33) -22 (-40) -16 (-29)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -24 (-43) -22 (-39) -17 (-31) -12 (-21) -6 (-12) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -6 (-11) -12 (-22) -17 (-30) -20 (-36) -14 (-25)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-37) -22 (-40) -20 (-36) -15 (-27) -8 (-15) -3 (-6) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) -4 (-7) -10 (-19) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -11 (-20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +36 (+1) +18 (+1) +1 (+0) -8 (0) -1 (0) -9 (0) +17 (+1) +18 (+1) +49 (+2) +105 (+4) +102 (+4) +59 (+2) +388 (+15)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +12 (+39) +14 (+50) +12 (+39) +5 (+17) +8 (+26) +9 (+30) +8 (+26) +14 (+45) +11 (+37) +12 (+39) +12 (+40) +10 (+32)   +127 (+35)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 26' -3h 55' -0h 42' +2h 41' +5h 40' +7h 15' +6h 32' +3h 56' +0h 36' -2h 47' -5h 44' -7h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -60.6 -41.8 -20.4 +2.8 +19.3 +25.6 +19.5 +2.7 -20 -42.7 -60.9 -68   -20.5

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