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Basel vs Cold Bay, Alaska Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Basel, Switzerland and Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa is approximately 8,554 km or 5,315 mi.
  • To reach Basel in this distance one would set out from Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 6.7° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Basel bearing 174.3° or S .
  • Basel has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • Basel is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 6 °C (10.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.6 °C (10.1°F) more in Basel. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 130.3 mm (5.1 in) less which is equivalent to 130.3 l/m² (3.2 US gal/ft²) or 1,303,000 l/ha (139,299 US gal/ac) less. About 6/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.7° higher in Basel than in Cold Bay, Alaska.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +6 (+11) +10 (+19) +13 (+23) +13 (+24) +14 (+25) +13 (+24) +12 (+21) +11 (+19) +8 (+15) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) +9 (+17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +4 (+6) +7 (+13) +8 (+15) +10 (+18) +9 (+17) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) +6 (+11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+3) +3 (+6) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +6 (+12) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +4 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -19 (-1) -18 (-1) -7 (0) +5 (+0) +18 (+1) +40 (+2) +22 (+1) +12 (+0) -33 (-1) -50 (-2) -50 (-2) -49 (-2) -130 (-5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -5 ( -16) -10 ( -35) -8 ( -26) +1 (+3) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -7) -2 ( -6) -9 ( -29) -7 ( -23) -9 ( -29) -7 ( -23) -5 ( -16)   -65 ( -18)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 09' +0h 40' +0h 07' -0h 27' -0h 59' -1h 20' -1h 10' -0h 40' -0h 06' +0h 28' +1h 00' +1h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +7.5 +7.4 +7.4 +7.5 +7.6 +7.7 +7.8 +7.8 +7.8 +7.8 +7.8 +7.7   +7.7

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