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Lhasa, Tibet vs Mpika Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lhasa, Tibet, China and Mpika, Zambia is approximately 7,886 km or 4,900 mi.
  • To reach Lhasa, Tibet in this distance one would set out from Mpika bearing 52.5° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lhasa, Tibet bearing 63.4° or ENE .
  • Lhasa, Tibet has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Mpika has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Lhasa, Tibet is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Mpika is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 11.7 °C (21.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.4 °C (18.7°F) more in Lhasa, Tibet. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 619.5 mm (24.4 in) less which is equivalent to 619.5 l/m² (15.2 US gal/ft²) or 6,195,000 l/ha (662,287 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.9° lower in Lhasa, Tibet than in Mpika.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.9°C (17.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lhasa, Tibet relative to Mpika. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Mpika vs Lhasa, Tibet.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -10 (-17) -5 (-9) 0 (0) 0 (-1) -3 (-6) -8 (-15) -13 (-24) -17 (-31) -18 (-33) -11 (-19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -19 (-34) -15 (-28) -11 (-20) -6 (-10) 0 (0) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -8 (-15) -15 (-26) -20 (-36) -22 (-39) -12 (-21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-47) -23 (-41) -19 (-34) -14 (-25) -7 (-13) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) -1 (-3) -6 (-11) -15 (-26) -21 (-39) -25 (-45) -13 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -239 (-9) -230 (-9) -162 (-6) -34 (-1) +21 (+1) +72 (+3) +119 (+5) +123 (+5) +56 (+2) 0 (0) -92 (-4) -254 (-10) -620 (-24)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 17' -1h 25' -0h 15' +0h 59' +2h 01' +2h 33' +2h 19' +1h 25' +0h 13' -1h 01' -2h 03' -2h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -41.2 -36.8 -17.2 +6 +22.6 +29.1 +23.1 +6.4 -16.3 -36.6 -41 -41.6   -11.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -11.4 -9.6 -6.1 -6.9 -8.5 +2.3 +14.8 +20.5 +27.2 +17 +12.8 -6.1   +3.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -22.9 (-41) -19.7 (-35) -16.1 (-29) -12.3 (-22) -7.3 (-13) +0.4 (+1) +3.4 (+6) +2.1 (+4) -0.4 (-1) -9 (-16) -15.7 (-28) -21.7 (-39) -9.9 (-18)

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