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Lanzhou vs Selma, Al Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lanzhou, China and Selma, Al, Usa is approximately 12,358 km or 7,679 mi.
  • To reach Lanzhou in this distance one would set out from Selma, Al bearing 350.6° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lanzhou bearing 189.9° or S .
  • Lanzhou has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Selma, Al has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Lanzhou is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Selma, Al is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 9 °C (16.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.2 °C (14.8°F) more in Lanzhou. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1048.9 mm (41.3 in) less which is equivalent to 1048.9 l/m² (25.74 US gal/ft²) or 10,489,000 l/ha (1,121,344 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.1° lower in Lanzhou than in Selma, Al.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -9 (-15) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -13 (-24) -8 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -12 (-21) -9 (-17) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -14 (-26) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -8 (-15) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -9 (-17) -13 (-23) -8 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -132 (-5) -133 (-5) -163 (-6) -97 (-4) -56 (-2) -64 (-3) -55 (-2) -23 (-1) -48 (-2) -48 (-2) -91 (-4) -139 (-5) -1049 (-41)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 18' -0h 11' -0h 02' +0h 07' +0h 16' +0h 21' +0h 19' +0h 11' +0h 01' -0h 08' -0h 16' -0h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -4.3 -4.3 -4.3 -4.3 -4.2 -4.1 -4 -4 -3.9 -3.9 -4 -4.1   -4.1

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