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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Tambora, Sumbawa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Tambora, Sumbawa, Indonesia is approximately 10,095 km or 6,273 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Tambora, Sumbawa bearing 34.1° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 76.7° or ENE .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Tambora, Sumbawa has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Tambora, Sumbawa is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 18.7 °C (33.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.4 °C (20.5°F) more in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2837.7 mm (111.7 in) less which is equivalent to 2837.7 l/m² (69.64 US gal/ft²) or 28,377,000 l/ha (3,033,690 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 38.6° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Tambora, Sumbawa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-42) -24 (-43) -23 (-42) -23 (-41) -18 (-33) -15 (-27) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -15 (-27) -19 (-35) -22 (-40) -23 (-42) -19 (-34)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -25 (-44) -24 (-44) -22 (-40) -18 (-32) -14 (-26) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -13 (-24) -19 (-34) -22 (-39) -23 (-41) -19 (-34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-44) -25 (-45) -24 (-43) -21 (-38) -17 (-31) -13 (-24) -10 (-18) -9 (-15) -12 (-21) -17 (-31) -21 (-38) -23 (-41) -18 (-33)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -860 (-34) -516 (-20) -509 (-20) -270 (-11) -82 (-3) -105 (-4) -7 (0) +3 (+0) +41 (+2) +21 (+1) -186 (-7) -369 (-15) -2838 (-112)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6 ( -19) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -5 ( -17) +5 (+16) +8 (+27) +9 (+29) +18 (+58) +16 (+53) +14 (+45) +2 (+7) -4 ( -13)   +56 (+15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 52' -2h 57' -0h 32' +2h 01' +4h 16' +5h 30' +4h 56' +2h 57' +0h 27' -2h 05' -4h 20' -5h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -62.9 -61.4 -46.1 -23.1 -6.5 -0.2 -6.2 -22.9 -45.6 -61.7 -63.1 -63.4   -38.6

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