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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Padang, Sumatra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia is approximately 10,531 km or 6,544 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Padang, Sumatra bearing 34.6° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 95.2° or E .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Padang, Sumatra has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Padang, Sumatra is in or near the tropical wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 23.5 °C (42.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.4 °C (24.1°F) more in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 3851.7 mm (151.6 in) less which is equivalent to 3851.7 l/m² (94.53 US gal/ft²) or 38,517,000 l/ha (4,117,723 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.8° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Padang, Sumatra.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-55) -31 (-56) -29 (-53) -28 (-50) -24 (-43) -21 (-37) -18 (-33) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -23 (-42) -26 (-47) -28 (-51) -25 (-44)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-52) -30 (-53) -28 (-51) -26 (-47) -23 (-41) -19 (-35) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -18 (-33) -23 (-41) -26 (-46) -28 (-50) -24 (-42)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-49) -28 (-51) -27 (-48) -26 (-47) -22 (-40) -18 (-33) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -17 (-30) -21 (-39) -24 (-44) -26 (-47) -22 (-40)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -289 (-11) -194 (-8) -300 (-12) -359 (-14) -282 (-11) -236 (-9) -188 (-7) -268 (-11) -347 (-14) -463 (-18) -475 (-19) -452 (-18) -3852 (-152)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) +8 (+28) +4 (+13) -6 ( -20) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +2 (+6) +7 (+23) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -7) -3 ( -10)   +19 (+5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 29' -2h 43' -0h 29' +1h 51' +3h 56' +5h 05' +4h 34' +2h 43' +0h 25' -1h 55' -4h 00' -5h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -55.7 -55.3 -52.6 -30.3 -13.8 -7.4 -13.4 -30.2 -52.3 -55.8 -56 -56.1   -39.8

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