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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Sydney (airport) Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Sydney (airport), Australia is approximately 10,840 km or 6,736 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Sydney (airport) bearing 24.5° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 37.1° or NE .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Sydney (airport) has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Sydney (airport) is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 14.2 °C (25.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.6 °C (4.7°F) more in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 263 mm (10.4 in) less which is equivalent to 263 l/m² (6.45 US gal/ft²) or 2,630,000 l/ha (281,164 US gal/ac) less. About 7/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.5° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Sydney (airport).

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-46) -26 (-48) -24 (-43) -20 (-35) -13 (-24) -7 (-13) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -9 (-17) -16 (-28) -20 (-36) -24 (-44) -16 (-29)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-44) -25 (-45) -22 (-40) -18 (-32) -11 (-20) -5 (-9) -1 (-3) -2 (-4) -7 (-12) -14 (-24) -18 (-33) -22 (-40) -14 (-26)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -21 (-38) -16 (-29) -9 (-16) -3 (-6) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) -4 (-7) -12 (-21) -16 (-30) -21 (-37) -12 (-22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -44 (-2) -55 (-2) -93 (-4) -71 (-3) -30 (-1) -75 (-3) +10 (+0) -8 (0) +52 (+2) +32 (+1) +5 (+0) +13 (+0) -263 (-10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 26' -3h 55' -0h 42' +2h 41' +5h 40' +7h 15' +6h 32' +3h 55' +0h 36' -2h 47' -5h 44' -7h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -60.7 -42 -20.6 +2.6 +19.2 +25.6 +19.6 +2.8 -19.9 -42.6 -60.9 -68.1   -20.5

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