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Port Moresby vs Cold Bay, Alaska Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea and Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa is approximately 8,550 km or 5,313 mi.
  • To reach Port Moresby in this distance one would set out from Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 231° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Port Moresby bearing 206.7° or SSW .
  • Port Moresby has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • Port Moresby is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome.
  • The average temperature is 23.5 °C (42.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.4 °C (20.5°F) less in Port Moresby. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 235.7 mm (9.3 in) more which is equivalent to 235.7 l/m² (5.78 US gal/ft²) or 2,357,000 l/ha (251,979 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 38.2° higher in Port Moresby than in Cold Bay, Alaska.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +30 (+54) +30 (+53) +28 (+51) +26 (+47) +23 (+41) +18 (+33) +16 (+28) +15 (+27) +18 (+33) +23 (+41) +27 (+48) +29 (+51) +24 (+42)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +78 (+3) +136 (+5) +115 (+5) +123 (+5) -9 (0) -22 (-1) -52 (-2) -45 (-2) -59 (-2) -90 (-4) -9 (0) +71 (+3) +236 (+9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -10 ( -32) -14 ( -50) -10 ( -32) -6 ( -20) -13 ( -42) -12 ( -40) -12 ( -39) -19 ( -61) -17 ( -57) -18 ( -58) -16 ( -53) -11 ( -35)   -158 ( -43)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 56' +2h 59' +0h 32' -2h 03' -4h 20' -5h 34' -5h 00' -2h 59' -0h 28' +2h 07' +4h 23' +5h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +64.1 +61.9 +44.9 +21.9 +5.3 -1.1 +4.9 +21.7 +44.4 +62.2 +64.3 +64.6   +38.2

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