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Fairbanks, Alaska vs Cold Bay, Alaska Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa and Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa is approximately 1,343 km or 835 mi.
  • To reach Fairbanks, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 31.4° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 44.3° or NE .
  • Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome.
  • The mean temperature is 6.4 °C (11.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 26.9 °C (48.4°F) more in Fairbanks, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 638.2 mm (25.1 in) less which is equivalent to 638.2 l/m² (15.66 US gal/ft²) or 6,382,000 l/ha (682,278 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.5° lower in Fairbanks, Alaska than in Cold Bay, Alaska.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-35) -14 (-25) -6 (-11) 2 (+3) +8 (+15) +11 (+20) +10 (+17) +6 (+10) 2 (+3) -7 (-12) -16 (-28) -19 (-33) -4 (-6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -17 (-31) -11 (-19) -1 (-3) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +3 (+5) -1 (-2) -8 (-14) -18 (-32) -21 (-37) -6 (-11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -21 (-37) -15 (-27) -5 (-8) +2 (+3) +5 (+9) +4 (+6) 0 (0) -4 (-7) -9 (-17) -20 (-35) -23 (-41) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -60 (-2) -48 (-2) -46 (-2) -42 (-2) -43 (-2) -19 (-1) -17 (-1) -33 (-1) -88 (-3) -87 (-3) -86 (-3) -72 (-3) -638 (-25)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -9 ( -29) -14 ( -50) -13 ( -42) -7 ( -23) -8 ( -26) -5 ( -17) -1 ( -3) -7 ( -23) -9 ( -30) -9 ( -29) -10 ( -33) -9 ( -29)   -101 ( -28)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 51' -1h 25' -0h 14' +0h 55' +2h 19' +3h 37' +2h 56' +1h 25' +0h 12' -0h 57' -2h 21' -3h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -9.6 -9.6 -9.6 -9.6 -9.6 -9.6 -9.6 -9.6 -9.6 -9.5 -9.4 -9.4   -9.5

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