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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Puttalam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Puttalam, Sri Lanka is approximately 10,939 km or 6,798 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Puttalam bearing 30.8° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 117.4° or ESE .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Puttalam has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Puttalam is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 24.3 °C (43.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.2 °C (18.4°F) more in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 280.7 mm (11.1 in) less which is equivalent to 280.7 l/m² (6.89 US gal/ft²) or 2,807,000 l/ha (300,087 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.2° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Puttalam.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Cold Bay, Alaska relative to Puttalam. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Puttalam 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 (-54) -32 (-58) -32 (-57) -30 (-54) -25 (-46) -21 (-38) -19 (-33) -18 (-33) -21 (-37) -24 (-44) -27 (-48) -28 (-51) -26 (-46)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -29 (-53) -29 (-53) -28 (-51) -25 (-45) -21 (-38) -18 (-33) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -23 (-42) -25 (-46) -27 (-48) -24 (-44)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-46) -27 (-48) -27 (-49) -26 (-48) -24 (-44) -21 (-38) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -19 (-34) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -25 (-45) -23 (-41)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +17 (+1) +18 (+1) -11 (0) -126 (-5) -37 (-1) +11 (+0) +48 (+2) +66 (+3) +48 (+2) -128 (-5) -143 (-6) -45 (-2) -281 (-11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 02' -2h 25' -0h 26' +1h 39' +3h 32' +4h 34' +4h 06' +2h 26' +0h 22' -1h 43' -3h 35' -4h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -46.8 -46.6 -46.7 -39.3 -22.7 -16.4 -22.4 -39.1 -47.2 -47.1 -47.2 -47.1   -39.2

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