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Lanzhou vs Chitipa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lanzhou, China and Chitipa, Malawi is approximately 8,953 km or 5,563 mi.
  • To reach Lanzhou in this distance one would set out from Chitipa bearing 50.6° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lanzhou bearing 70.5° or ENE .
  • Lanzhou has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Chitipa has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Lanzhou is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Chitipa is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 10.7 °C (19.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22.1 °C (39.8°F) more in Lanzhou. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 671.7 mm (26.4 in) less which is equivalent to 671.7 l/m² (16.49 US gal/ft²) or 6,717,000 l/ha (718,092 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.1° lower in Lanzhou than in Chitipa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.2°C (23.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lanzhou relative to Chitipa. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Chitipa vs Lanzhou.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-44) -21 (-38) -14 (-25) -6 (-12) -1 (-2) +3 (+6) +6 (+10) +3 (+5) -6 (-10) -13 (-24) -21 (-37) -25 (-44) -10 (-18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-48) -22 (-40) -16 (-28) -8 (-15) -2 (-3) +3 (+5) +5 (+10) +3 (+5) -5 (-9) -13 (-24) -21 (-38) -26 (-46) -11 (-19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-51) -24 (-44) -18 (-32) -11 (-21) -5 (-8) +1 (+1) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) -5 (-9) -13 (-23) -21 (-38) -27 (-49) -12 (-22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -204 (-8) -214 (-8) -183 (-7) -38 (-1) +31 (+1) +36 (+1) +57 (+2) +76 (+3) +46 (+2) +18 (+1) -74 (-3) -223 (-9) -672 (-26)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 39' -1h 39' -0h 18' +1h 08' +2h 21' +2h 58' +2h 41' +1h 39' +0h 15' -1h 10' -2h 23' -2h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -45.6 -43.3 -25.8 -2.7 +14 +20.4 +14.5 -2.2 -24.9 -43 -45.3 -45.8   -19.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -22 -30 -37 -37 -30 -21 -10 +1 +14 +10 +2 -15   -14.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -29.1 (-52) -26.8 (-48) -22.5 (-41) -16.5 (-30) -9.2 (-17) -2.4 (-4) +2.7 (+5) +2.9 (+5) -1.4 (-3) -10 (-18) -18.8 (-34) -27 (-49) -13.2 (-24)

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