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Lanzhou vs Port Moresby Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lanzhou, China and Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea is approximately 6,794 km or 4,222 mi.
  • To reach Lanzhou in this distance one would set out from Port Moresby bearing 320.7° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lanzhou bearing 309.4° or NW .
  • Lanzhou has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Port Moresby has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Lanzhou is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Port Moresby is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 17.7 °C (31.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 26.2 °C (47.2°F) more in Lanzhou. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 833.9 mm (32.8 in) less which is equivalent to 833.9 l/m² (20.47 US gal/ft²) or 8,339,000 l/ha (891,494 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • There are 347 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lanzhou. In whichever way circa 0h 57' less per day or about 6/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.1° lower in Lanzhou than in Port Moresby.
  • Relative humidity levels are 19.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 21.1°C (38°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -34 (-61) -29 (-52) -22 (-40) -15 (-28) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -11 (-20) -17 (-31) -26 (-47) -33 (-59) -18 (-32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -149 (-6) -192 (-8) -161 (-6) -154 (-6) -11 (0) +6 (+0) +45 (+2) +39 (+2) -7 (0) +4 (+0) -93 (-4) -163 (-6) -834 (-33)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7 ( -23) -5 ( -18) -5 ( -16) 0 ( 0) +5 (+16) +6 (+20) +8 (+26) +9 (+29) +10 (+33) +4 (+13) -1 ( -3) -5 ( -16)   +19 (+5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 27' -0h 14' -1h 15' -1h 44' -0h 40' -0h 14' +0h 25' -0h 03' -1h 24' -1h 30' -2h 46' -1h 29'   -0h 57'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 38' -1h 38' -0h 18' +1h 08' +2h 20' +2h 57' +2h 40' +1h 38' +0h 15' -1h 10' -2h 22' -2h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -45.3 -43.2 -26.1 -3.1 +13.7 +20.2 +14.3 -2.4 -25.1 -42.9 -45.1 -45.5   -19.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -15 -24 -31 -36 -39 -26 -16 -10 -4 -9 -10 -10   -19.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -35.1 (-63) -32 (-58) -27.6 (-50) -23.3 (-42) -19.1 (-34) -12 (-22) -7.4 (-13) -7.1 (-13) -11.7 (-21) -18.5 (-33) -26.6 (-48) -32.8 (-59) -21.1 (-38)

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