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Cold Bay, Alaska vs San Francisco, California Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and San Francisco, California, Usa is approximately 3,585 km or 2,228 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from San Francisco, California bearing 316.2° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 286.1° or WNW .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas San Francisco, California has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas San Francisco, California is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 10.5 °C (18.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.6 °C (8.3°F) more in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 413.9 mm (16.3 in) more which is equivalent to 413.9 l/m² (10.16 US gal/ft²) or 4,139,000 l/ha (442,487 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.6° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in San Francisco, California.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -14 (-26) -14 (-26) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -9 (-17) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -14 (-26) -13 (-24) -12 (-21) -13 (-22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -10 (-19) -9 (-16) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -9 (-17) -12 (-21) -11 (-21) -10 (-19) -11 (-19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -10 (-19) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -7 (-12) -9 (-17) -10 (-17) -9 (-16) -9 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -38 (-2) -23 (-1) -23 (-1) +15 (+1) +53 (+2) +51 (+2) +63 (+2) +81 (+3) +107 (+4) +79 (+3) +34 (+1) +15 (+1) +414 (+16)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +11 (+39) +10 (+32) +5 (+17) +12 (+39) +14 (+47) +13.5 (+44) +20.5 (+66) +18 (+60) +16 (+52) +12 (+40) +7 (+23)   +146 (+40)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 10' -1h 16' -0h 13' +0h 51' +1h 53' +2h 28' +2h 12' +1h 16' +0h 11' -0h 53' -1h 54' -2h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -17.5 -17.4 -17.5 -17.5 -17.6 -17.6 -17.6 -17.6 -17.6 -17.6 -17.6 -17.6   -17.6

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