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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Wau Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Wau, Sudan is approximately 12,950 km or 8,047 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Wau bearing 6.8° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 168.1° or SSE .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Wau has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Wau is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 24.3 °C (43.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9 °C (16.2°F) more in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 160.2 mm (6.3 in) less which is equivalent to 160.2 l/m² (3.93 US gal/ft²) or 1,602,000 l/ha (171,264 US gal/ac) less. About 6/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.3° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Wau.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-52) -31 (-56) -32 (-57) -30 (-54) -25 (-45) -20 (-36) -16 (-29) -15 (-28) -18 (-33) -23 (-42) -26 (-47) -27 (-49) -24 (-44)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +71 (+3) +54 (+2) +36 (+1) -18 (-1) -61 (-2) -124 (-5) -112 (-4) -110 (-4) -67 (-3) -14 (-1) +92 (+4) +93 (+4) -160 (-6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 03' -2h 26' -0h 26' +1h 40' +3h 33' +4h 35' +4h 07' +2h 26' +0h 22' -1h 43' -3h 36' -4h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -47.2 -47 -47.1 -38.9 -22.4 -16.1 -22.1 -38.9 -47.5 -47.4 -47.5 -47.5   -39.3

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