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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Vrangelja Island Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Vrangelja Island, Russia is approximately 1,915 km or 1,190 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Vrangelja Island bearing 148.1° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 162.4° or SSE .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Vrangelja Island has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Vrangelja Island is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 15 °C (27°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.4 °C (25.9°F) less in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 737.1 mm (29 in) more which is equivalent to 737.1 l/m² (18.09 US gal/ft²) or 7,371,000 l/ha (788,009 US gal/ac) more. About 5 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.7° higher in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Vrangelja Island.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+37) +23 (+41) +24 (+42) +19 (+34) +11 (+20) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +9 (+15) +10 (+17) +12 (+22) +16 (+29) +21 (+37) +15 (+27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +56 (+2) +49 (+2) +46 (+2) +42 (+2) +50 (+2) +41 (+2) +42 (+2) +54 (+2) +90 (+4) +96 (+4) +90 (+4) +83 (+3) +737 (+29)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +7h 13' +3h 19' +0h 30' -2h 03' -6h 18' -6h 57' -7h 17' -3h 22' -0h 26' +2h 09' +6h 26' +6h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +15.4 +15.7 +15.7 +15.8 +15.7 +15.7 +15.7 +15.8 +15.8 +15.7 +15.5 +15.7   +15.7

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