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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Pretoria Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Pretoria, South Africa is approximately 16,621 km or 10,329 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Pretoria bearing 12.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 160.4° or SSE .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Pretoria has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Pretoria is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 13.8 °C (24.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.9 °C (5.2°F) more in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 397.3 mm (15.6 in) more which is equivalent to 397.3 l/m² (9.75 US gal/ft²) or 3,973,000 l/ha (424,740 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28.6° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Pretoria.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-48) -27 (-49) -24 (-44) -21 (-37) -14 (-25) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -14 (-25) -20 (-36) -23 (-42) -26 (-47) -18 (-33)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-42) -24 (-43) -21 (-38) -16 (-29) -9 (-16) -3 (-6) -1 (-1) -3 (-6) -8 (-15) -16 (-28) -19 (-35) -22 (-40) -14 (-25)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-37) -21 (-38) -18 (-32) -12 (-21) -3 (-6) +2 (+3) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) -3 (-5) -11 (-21) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -9 (-17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -63 (-2) -18 (-1) -24 (-1) -4 (0) +45 (+2) +46 (+2) +61 (+2) +77 (+3) +92 (+4) +103 (+4) +96 (+4) -15 (-1) +397 (+16)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +6 (+19) +11 (+39) +9 (+29) +6 (+20) +12 (+39) +14 (+47) +13 (+42) +20 (+65) +16 (+53) +13 (+42) +8 (+27) +5 (+16)   +133 (+36)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 51' -3h 34' -0h 38' +2h 27' +5h 09' +6h 36' +5h 57' +3h 34' +0h 33' -2h 32' -5h 13' -6h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -68.5 -49.9 -28.6 -5.5 +11 +17.4 +11.3 -5.5 -28.3 -50.8 -68.6 -76.2   -28.6

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