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Attu Island, Alaska vs Columbia, South Carolina Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Attu Island, Alaska, Usa and Columbia, South Carolina, Usa is approximately 8,003 km or 4,973 mi.
  • To reach Attu Island, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Columbia, South Carolina bearing 322.3° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Attu Island, Alaska bearing 237.1° or WSW .
  • Attu Island, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Columbia, South Carolina has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The average annual temperature is 13.3 °C (24°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.5 °C (15.3°F) less in Attu Island, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 251.3 mm (9.9 in) more which is equivalent to 251.3 l/m² (6.17 US gal/ft²) or 2,513,000 l/ha (268,656 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.8° lower in Attu Island, Alaska than in Columbia, South Carolina.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Attu Island, Alaska relative to Columbia, South Carolina. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Columbia, South Carolina vs Attu Island, Alaska.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -14 (-26) -18 (-33) -22 (-39) -24 (-42) -24 (-42) -22 (-40) -19 (-35) -19 (-33) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -18 (-33)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -18 (-33) -19 (-35) -18 (-33) -16 (-28) -14 (-26) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -8 (-14) -13 (-24)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -8 (-14) -10 (-17) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -12 (-21) -10 (-19) -6 (-11) -5 (-10) -3 (-5) -8 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -19 (-1) -26 (-1) -33 (-1) +31 (+1) +18 (+1) -35 (-1) -21 (-1) +19 (+1) +68 (+3) +140 (+6) +73 (+3) +37 (+1) +251 (+10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +18 (+58) +10 (+35) +16 (+52) +15 (+50) +10 (+32) +6 (+20) +6 (+19) +7 (+23) +13 (+43) +22 (+71) +23 (+77) +20 (+65)   +166 (+45)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 03' -1h 13' -0h 13' +0h 49' +1h 47' +2h 20' +2h 05' +1h 13' +0h 11' -0h 51' -1h 48' -2h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19 -19 -19.1 -19.2 -19 -18.9 -18.7 -18.6 -18.6 -18.6 -18.7 -18.8   -18.8

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