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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Tawau Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Tawau, Malaysia is approximately 8,947 km or 5,559 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Tawau bearing 34.7° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 83.7° or E .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Tawau has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Tawau is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 23.1 °C (41.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.3 °C (22.1°F) more in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 848.5 mm (33.4 in) less which is equivalent to 848.5 l/m² (20.82 US gal/ft²) or 8,485,000 l/ha (907,103 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.7° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Tawau.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -29 (-52) -28 (-50) -26 (-47) -23 (-41) -19 (-35) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -18 (-32) -23 (-41) -25 (-46) -27 (-48) -23 (-42)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -66 (-3) -44 (-2) -46 (-2) -40 (-2) -68 (-3) -109 (-4) -143 (-6) -119 (-5) -67 (-3) -60 (-2) -44 (-2) -42 (-2) -849 (-33)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 14' -2h 33' -0h 27' +1h 44' +3h 42' +4h 47' +4h 18' +2h 33' +0h 23' -1h 48' -3h 45' -4h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -50.6 -50.3 -50.2 -35.5 -19 -12.6 -18.6 -35.4 -50.8 -50.8 -50.9 -50.9   -39.7

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