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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Smithers, Bc Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Smithers, Bc, Canada is approximately 2,241 km or 1,393 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Smithers, Bc bearing 285.7° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 256.3° or WSW .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Smithers, Bc has a boreal subarctic climate with dry summers (Dsc).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Smithers, Bc is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 0.3 °C (0.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.5 °C (18.9°F) less in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 404.9 mm (15.9 in) more which is equivalent to 404.9 l/m² (9.94 US gal/ft²) or 4,049,000 l/ha (432,865 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.4° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Smithers, Bc.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +0 (+0) -3 (-6) -7 (-13) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -5 (-8) -2 (-4) +3 (+6) +6 (+11) -3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +2 (+4) -1 (-1) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -4 (-6) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) 0 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+15) +5 (+8) +2 (+3) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +5 (+8) +9 (+16) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +14 (+1) +28 (+1) +33 (+1) +32 (+1) +25 (+1) +11 (+0) +18 (+1) +40 (+2) +58 (+2) +48 (+2) +52 (+2) +45 (+2) +405 (+16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 04' -0h 02' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 03' +0h 04' +0h 04' +0h 02' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 03' -0h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -0.3 -0.3 -0.3 -0.3 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4   -0.4

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