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Lanzhou vs Sacramento, California Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lanzhou, China and Sacramento, California, Usa is approximately 10,499 km or 6,524 mi.
  • To reach Lanzhou in this distance one would set out from Sacramento, California bearing 324.8° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lanzhou bearing 214° or SW .
  • Lanzhou has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Sacramento, California has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Lanzhou is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Sacramento, California is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 6.7 °C (12.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.2 °C (20.2°F) more in Lanzhou. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 129 mm (5.1 in) less which is equivalent to 129 l/m² (3.17 US gal/ft²) or 1,290,000 l/ha (137,910 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • There are 1328 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lanzhou. In whichever way circa 3h 37' less per day or about 5/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.4° higher in Lanzhou than in Sacramento, California.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.7°C (10.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -6 (-10) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -9 (-17) -7 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-24) -12 (-22) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -7 (-12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-26) -12 (-22) -7 (-12) -2 (-4) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -6 (-10) -9 (-16) -13 (-23) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -94 (-4) -71 (-3) -56 (-2) -10 (0) +31 (+1) +34 (+1) +56 (+2) +74 (+3) +37 (+1) -3 (0) -65 (-3) -63 (-2) -129 (-5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -10 ( -32) -7 ( -25) -4 ( -13) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +8 (+27) +10 (+32) +11 (+35) +11 (+37) +3 (+10) -4 ( -13) -9 ( -29)   +13 (+3)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 09' -1h 22' -3h 30' -4h 30' -5h 21' -6h 42' -6h 52' -5h 46' -6h 14' -4h 11' -1h 10' +0h 58'   -3h 37'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 12' +0h 07' +0h 01' -0h 05' -0h 10' -0h 13' -0h 12' -0h 07' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 10' +0h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +2.2 +2.2 +2.2 +2.2 +2.3 +2.4 +2.5 +2.6 +2.6 +2.6 +2.5 +2.4   +2.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -19 -19 -16 -10 -1 +9 +16 +18 +24 +15 -1 -16   +0
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -15.8 (-28) -15 (-27) -10 (-18) -5.5 (-10) -1.9 (-3) +1 (+2) +2.7 (+5) +2.3 (+4) +0.6 (+1) -4 (-7) -9.1 (-16) -14.1 (-25) -5.7 (-10)

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