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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Punta Arenas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Punta Arenas, Chile is approximately 14,660 km or 9,110 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Punta Arenas bearing 310° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 306.2° or NW .
  • Both have a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.4 °C (4.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4 °C (7.2°F) more in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 538.6 mm (21.2 in) more which is equivalent to 538.6 l/m² (13.22 US gal/ft²) or 5,386,000 l/ha (575,799 US gal/ac) more. About 2 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.6° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Punta Arenas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-26) -15 (-27) -11 (-21) -7 (-12) +0 (0) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +3 (+6) -4 (-8) -8 (-15) -12 (-22) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -9 (-17) -5 (-10) +1 (+1) +6 (+11) +9 (+17) +9 (+16) +5 (+8) -2 (-4) -7 (-12) -10 (-19) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-21) -12 (-22) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) 0 (-1) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +4 (+8) -1 (-3) -5 (-9) -9 (-16) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +33 (+1) +30 (+1) +25 (+1) +14 (+1) +17 (+1) +25 (+1) +34 (+1) +52 (+2) +88 (+3) +82 (+3) +75 (+3) +65 (+3) +539 (+21)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +11 (+39) +8 (+26) -2 ( -7) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) +11 (+35) +8 (+27) +12 (+39) +9 (+30) +5 (+16)   +79 (+22)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 30' -5h 09' -0h 56' +3h 32' +7h 28' +9h 37' +8h 39' +5h 10' +0h 48' -3h 39' -7h 34' -9h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -41.6 -22.8 -1.3 +21.9 +38.3 +44.6 +38.4 +21.6 -1.2 -23.9 -42.2 -49   -1.6

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