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Kinshasa vs Lanzhou Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kinshasa, Democratic Republic Of The Congo and Lanzhou, China is approximately 10,157 km or 6,312 mi.
  • To reach Kinshasa in this distance one would set out from Lanzhou bearing 265.6° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Kinshasa bearing 233.9° or SW .
  • Kinshasa has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Lanzhou has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Kinshasa is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Lanzhou is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 15.9 °C (28.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.7 °C (42.7°F) less in Kinshasa. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1165.9 mm (45.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1165.9 l/m² (28.61 US gal/ft²) or 11,659,000 l/ha (1,246,424 US gal/ac) more. About 4 2/3 as much.
  • There are 403 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kinshasa. In whichever way circa 1h 05' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.3° higher in Kinshasa than in Lanzhou.
  • Relative humidity levels are 22.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 20°C (36.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +29 (+51) +26 (+46) +19 (+34) +12 (+21) +7 (+13) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) +0 (+0) +8 (+14) +13 (+24) +21 (+38) +28 (+50) +13 (+24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +32 (+57) +29 (+51) +21 (+38) +15 (+27) +10 (+17) +3 (+6) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +9 (+17) +16 (+28) +24 (+42) +31 (+55) +16 (+29)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +32 (+58) +29 (+53) +21 (+39) +17 (+30) +12 (+21) +5 (+10) +1 (+1) +4 (+6) +9 (+16) +16 (+29) +24 (+42) +31 (+57) +17 (+30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +162 (+6) +163 (+6) +212 (+8) +219 (+9) +104 (+4) -28 (-1) -52 (-2) -74 (-3) +3 (+0) +74 (+3) +243 (+10) +142 (+6) +1166 (+46)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +10 (+35) +10 (+32) +12 (+40) +5 (+16) -8 ( -27) -10 ( -32) -10 ( -32) -6 ( -20) +4 (+13) +14 (+47) +13 (+42)   +45 (+12)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 46' -0h 04' +0h 32' -0h 34' -1h 13' -2h 10' -2h 56' -2h 19' -0h 42' -0h 34' -1h 02' -1h 19'   -1h 05'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 22' +1h 28' +0h 16' -1h 01' -2h 06' -2h 39' -2h 24' -1h 28' -0h 14' +1h 03' +2h 08' +2h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +40.4 +39.8 +30.9 +8 -8.7 -15.1 -9.2 +7.5 +30.1 +39.5 +40.2 +40.4   +20.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +22 +28 +34 +37 +35 +29 +19 +10 +5 +12 +20 +19   +22.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +34.1 (+61) +32.4 (+58) +27.3 (+49) +23 (+41) +17.8 (+32) +10.2 (+18) +4.2 (+8) +4.7 (+8) +10 (+18) +17.7 (+32) +26.3 (+47) +32.8 (+59) +20 (+36)

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