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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Raufarhöfn Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Raufarhöfn, Iceland is approximately 6,205 km or 3,856 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Raufarhöfn bearing 337.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 195.4° or SSW .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Raufarhöfn has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Raufarhöfn is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The average temperature is 1.5 °C (2.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.2 °C (5.8°F) more in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 182.4 mm (7.2 in) more which is equivalent to 182.4 l/m² (4.48 US gal/ft²) or 1,824,000 l/ha (194,998 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.1° higher in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Raufarhöfn.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (-1) -1 (-2) +0 (-1) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+1) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+3) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -4 (0) +1 (+0) -11 (0) +3 (+0) +30 (+1) +15 (+1) +16 (+1) +24 (+1) +40 (+2) +24 (+1) +27 (+1) +18 (+1) +182 (+7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) +6 (+21) +4 (+13) -3 ( -10) +3 (+10) +5 (+17) +1 (+3) +5 (+16) +2 (+7) +3 (+10) +2 (+7) -1 ( -3)   +29 (+8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 52' +1h 47' +0h 17' -1h 09' -3h 01' -5h 26' -4h 01' -1h 48' -0h 15' +1h 12' +3h 05' +5h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +11.2 +11.4 +11.4 +11.4 +11.3 +11.2 +11.1 +11.1 +11.1 +11 +10.9 +10.8   +11.1

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