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Midway Island vs Cold Bay, Alaska Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Midway Island, Hawaii and Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa is approximately 3,223 km or 2,003 mi.
  • To reach Midway Island in this distance one would set out from Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 207.4° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Midway Island bearing 197.3° or SSW .
  • Midway Island has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • The annual average temperature is 18.5 °C (33.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.4 °C (9.7°F) less in Midway Island. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 189.7 mm (7.5 in) more which is equivalent to 189.7 l/m² (4.66 US gal/ft²) or 1,897,000 l/ha (202,802 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27° higher in Midway Island than in Cold Bay, Alaska.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+39) +22 (+40) +20 (+37) +20 (+35) +19 (+34) +18 (+32) +16 (+29) +17 (+30) +19 (+34) +20 (+36) +21 (+38) +20 (+36) +19 (+35)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+38) +21 (+37) +20 (+36) +19 (+35) +18 (+32) +16 (+30) +15 (+26) +15 (+27) +17 (+31) +20 (+36) +21 (+37) +20 (+35) +19 (+33)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+37) +20 (+36) +20 (+36) +18 (+32) +16 (+30) +16 (+29) +14 (+26) +14 (+24) +16 (+28) +18 (+33) +19 (+35) +19 (+34) +18 (+32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +35 (+1) +36 (+1) +52 (+2) +80 (+3) +33 (+1) +33 (+1) +15 (+1) +7 (+0) +15 (+1) +22 (+1) -63 (-2) -74 (-3) +190 (+7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) -5 ( -18) -6 ( -19) 0 ( 0) -5 ( -16) -5 ( -17) +1 (+3) -7 ( -23) -4 ( -13) -8 ( -26) -7 ( -23) +1 (+3)   -47 ( -13)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 52' +1h 42' +0h 18' -1h 09' -2h 30' -3h 16' -2h 55' -1h 42' -0h 15' +1h 12' +2h 32' +3h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +26.9 +26.9 +27 +27 +27 +27 +26.9 +26.9 +26.9 +26.9 +26.9 +27   +27

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