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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Van Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Van, Turkey is approximately 9,309 km or 5,785 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Van bearing 14.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 159.7° or SSE .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Van has a warm, dry summer continental/ hemiboreal climate (Dsb).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Van is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 5.2 °C (9.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.7 °C (22.9°F) less in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 529.2 mm (20.8 in) more which is equivalent to 529.2 l/m² (12.99 US gal/ft²) or 5,292,000 l/ha (565,750 US gal/ac) more. About 2 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.7° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Van.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-1 (-1) +-2 (-4) -5 (-9) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -13 (-24) -15 (-27) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) +-2 (-4) -9 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) -2 (-4) -7 (-12) -9 (-15) -10 (-18) -12 (-21) -10 (-19) -8 (-15) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) +0 (+1) -5 (-9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) -1 (-2) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -5 (-10) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +37 (+1) +24 (+1) +13 (+0) -4 (0) +8 (+0) +32 (+1) +60 (+2) +75 (+3) +99 (+4) +62 (+2) +64 (+3) +60 (+2) +529 (+21)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +14 (+50) +10 (+32) +2 (+7) +7 (+23) +12 (+40) +13 (+42) +20 (+65) +17 (+57) +14 (+45) +11 (+37) +11 (+35)   +141 (+39)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 05' -1h 13' -0h 13' +0h 50' +1h 49' +2h 24' +2h 07' +1h 13' +0h 11' -0h 51' -1h 50' -2h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -16.5 -16.4 -16.5 -16.5 -16.6 -16.8 -16.8 -16.9 -16.9 -16.9 -16.8 -16.7   -16.7

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