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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Valdez, Ak Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Valdez, Ak, Usa is approximately 1,160 km or 721 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Valdez, Ak bearing 242.7° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 228.7° or SW .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Valdez, Ak has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Valdez, Ak is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.4 °C (0.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.7 °C (10.3°F) less in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 712.3 mm (28 in) less which is equivalent to 712.3 l/m² (17.48 US gal/ft²) or 7,123,000 l/ha (761,496 US gal/ac) less. About 5/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.9° higher in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Valdez, Ak.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) +-1 (-1) -4 (-6) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) +-1 (-2) +1 (+1) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +-1 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +2 (+3) +0 (+1) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +0 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +1 (+3) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -70 (-3) -73 (-3) -65 (-3) -30 (-1) -39 (-2) -25 (-1) -34 (-1) -69 (-3) -101 (-4) -95 (-4) -33 (-1) -80 (-3) -712 (-28)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 25' +0h 45' +0h 07' -0h 30' -1h 11' -1h 42' -1h 26' -0h 45' -0h 06' +0h 31' +1h 12' +1h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +5.9 +6 +5.9 +5.9 +5.9 +5.9 +5.9 +5.9 +6 +5.9 +5.8 +5.8   +5.9

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