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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Wellington Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Wellington, New Zealand is approximately 10,938 km or 6,797 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Wellington bearing 12.8° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 16.9° or NNE .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Wellington has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Wellington is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 9.3 °C (16.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.9 °C (8.8°F) more in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 350.3 mm (13.8 in) less which is equivalent to 350.3 l/m² (8.6 US gal/ft²) or 3,503,000 l/ha (374,494 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.2° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Wellington.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-35) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -7 (-13) -2 (-3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -8 (-15) -13 (-24) -17 (-31) -10 (-18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -20 (-35) -17 (-31) -13 (-23) -7 (-13) -2 (-3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) -2 (-3) -8 (-14) -12 (-22) -16 (-29) -9 (-17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -18 (-33) -16 (-29) -12 (-21) -6 (-12) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) -1 (-1) -7 (-13) -11 (-20) -15 (-27) -8 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -6 (0) -3 (0) -41 (-2) -57 (-2) -63 (-2) -85 (-3) -78 (-3) -53 (-2) +8 (+0) +12 (+0) +12 (+0) +2 (+0) -350 (-14)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +8 (+26) +12 (+42) +9 (+29) -2 ( -7) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) +5 (+16) +5 (+17) +6 (+19) +7 (+23) +5 (+16)   +50 (+14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 03' -4h 18' -0h 46' +2h 57' +6h 13' +7h 57' +7h 10' +4h 18' +0h 40' -3h 03' -6h 18' -7h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -53.5 -34.7 -13.3 +9.9 +26.5 +32.9 +26.9 +10.2 -12.6 -35.3 -53.7 -60.8   -13.2

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