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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Ruatoria Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Ruatoria, New Zealand is approximately 10,509 km or 6,530 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Ruatoria bearing 10.7° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 14.9° or NNE .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Ruatoria has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Ruatoria is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 11 °C (19.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.7 °C (6.7°F) more in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 930.7 mm (36.6 in) less which is equivalent to 930.7 l/m² (22.84 US gal/ft²) or 9,307,000 l/ha (994,980 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.6° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Ruatoria.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -22 (-39) -19 (-34) -15 (-26) -8 (-15) -3 (-5) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) -3 (-6) -10 (-17) -15 (-26) -18 (-33) -11 (-20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -32 (-1) -50 (-2) -116 (-5) -94 (-4) -110 (-4) -156 (-6) -141 (-6) -148 (-6) -55 (-2) +9 (+0) +5 (+0) -43 (-2) -931 (-37)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 45' -4h 07' -0h 44' +2h 49' +5h 56' +7h 36' +6h 51' +4h 07' +0h 38' -2h 55' -6h 01' -7h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -56.8 -38.1 -16.7 +6.5 +23.1 +29.5 +23.5 +6.8 -16 -38.7 -57 -64.1   -16.6

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