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Attu Island, Alaska vs Padang, Sumatra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Attu Island, Alaska, Usa and Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia is approximately 8,948 km or 5,561 mi.
  • To reach Attu Island, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Padang, Sumatra bearing 35.8° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Attu Island, Alaska bearing 75.6° or ENE .
  • Attu Island, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Padang, Sumatra has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean annual temperature is 23.1 °C (41.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12 °C (21.6°F) more in Attu Island, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 3247 mm (127.8 in) less which is equivalent to 3247 l/m² (79.69 US gal/ft²) or 32,470,000 l/ha (3,471,259 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 37.4° lower in Attu Island, Alaska than in Padang, Sumatra.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-54) -30 (-54) -29 (-52) -28 (-50) -26 (-47) -23 (-41) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -23 (-41) -26 (-47) -28 (-50) -25 (-45)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -28 (-50) -27 (-49) -26 (-46) -24 (-42) -21 (-38) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -22 (-39) -25 (-45) -27 (-48) -23 (-42)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-47) -25 (-45) -25 (-45) -24 (-43) -22 (-40) -19 (-34) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -19 (-34) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -21 (-38)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -268 (-11) -173 (-7) -266 (-10) -295 (-12) -229 (-9) -202 (-8) -133 (-5) -176 (-7) -298 (-12) -356 (-14) -434 (-17) -417 (-16) -3247 (-128)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +6 (+21) +10 (+32) +6 (+20) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) +6 (+19) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) +7 (+23) +8 (+27) +9 (+29)   +78 (+21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 05' -2h 29' -0h 27' +1h 42' +3h 35' +4h 36' +4h 08' +2h 29' +0h 23' -1h 45' -3h 38' -4h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -53.6 -53.3 -50.6 -28.3 -11.6 -5 -10.8 -27.5 -49.6 -53.1 -53.4 -53.7   -37.4

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