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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Washington, District Of Columbia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Washington, District Of Columbia, Usa is approximately 6,308 km or 3,920 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Washington, District Of Columbia bearing 317.1° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 248.2° or WSW .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Washington, District Of Columbia has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Washington, District Of Columbia is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 11 °C (19.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.9 °C (21.4°F) less in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 66.8 mm (2.6 in) less which is equivalent to 66.8 l/m² (1.64 US gal/ft²) or 668,000 l/ha (71,414 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.4° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Washington, District Of Columbia.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -12 (-22) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -19 (-33) -17 (-31) -16 (-28) -14 (-25) -11 (-19) -7 (-12) -13 (-24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -6 (-10) -10 (-17) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -16 (-30) -15 (-27) -13 (-24) -11 (-20) -9 (-15) -5 (-8) -11 (-20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -4 (-6) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -14 (-26) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -9 (-15) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +3 (+0) -11 (0) -26 (-1) -19 (-1) -35 (-1) -33 (-1) -33 (-1) -17 (-1) +28 (+1) +34 (+1) +27 (+1) +14 (+1) -67 (-3)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +12 (+42) +7 (+23) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +5 (+17) +3 (+10) +11 (+35) +10 (+33) +12 (+39) +10 (+33) +7 (+23)   +88 (+24)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 03' -1h 12' -0h 12' +0h 49' +1h 47' +2h 21' +2h 05' +1h 12' +0h 11' -0h 51' -1h 48' -2h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -16.2 -16.2 -16.2 -16.3 -16.3 -16.4 -16.4 -16.4 -16.4 -16.4 -16.4 -16.3   -16.4

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