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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Shearwater, Ns Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Shearwater, Ns, Canada is approximately 6,584 km or 4,091 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Shearwater, Ns bearing 319° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 234.9° or SW .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Shearwater, Ns has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Shearwater, Ns is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 3 °C (5.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.3 °C (16.7°F) less in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 456.3 mm (18 in) less which is equivalent to 456.3 l/m² (11.2 US gal/ft²) or 4,563,000 l/ha (487,815 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.6° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Shearwater, Ns.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Cold Bay, Alaska relative to Shearwater, Ns. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Shearwater, Ns 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 (+2) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -5 (-8) -6 (-12) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) +-1 (-1) -5 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) 0 (0) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -4 (-8) -5 (-10) -5 (-10) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -2 (-3) +3 (+5) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -57 (-2) -50 (-2) -56 (-2) -60 (-2) -47 (-2) -51 (-2) -34 (-1) -20 (-1) +21 (+1) -12 (0) -34 (-1) -58 (-2) -456 (-18)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 29' -0h 52' -0h 09' +0h 35' +1h 17' +1h 43' +1h 31' +0h 52' +0h 07' -0h 36' -1h 18' -1h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (┬°) -10.4 -10.4 -10.4 -10.5 -10.5 -10.6 -10.6 -10.7 -10.6 -10.7 -10.6 -10.6   -10.6

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