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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Reykjavík Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Reykjavík, Iceland is approximately 6,329 km or 3,933 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Reykjavík bearing 334.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 199.2° or SSW .
  • Both have a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Reykjavík is in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 0.8 °C (1.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.3 °C (4.1°F) more in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 116.1 mm (4.6 in) more which is equivalent to 116.1 l/m² (2.85 US gal/ft²) or 1,161,000 l/ha (124,119 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.9° higher in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Reykjavík.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-3) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +-1 (-1) +0 (+0) 0 (0) +0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-3) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-3) 0 (-1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) 0 (0) +0 (+0) 0 (-1) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) -1 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -4 (0) -14 (-1) -27 (-1) -8 (0) +14 (+1) +3 (+0) +12 (+0) +21 (+1) +46 (+2) +25 (+1) +34 (+1) +15 (+1) +116 (+5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) +4 (+14) +1 (+3) -7 ( -23) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) +5 (+16) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) -3 ( -10)   -4 ( -1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 31' +1h 16' +0h 12' -0h 50' -2h 04' -3h 09' -2h 35' -1h 17' -0h 11' +0h 52' +2h 06' +3h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +9 +9.1 +9.1 +9.1 +9 +8.9 +8.8 +8.8 +8.8 +8.7 +8.7 +8.7   +8.9

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