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Xichang vs Luang Prabang Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Xichang, China and Luang Prabang, Laos is approximately 892 km or 554 mi.
  • To reach Xichang in this distance one would set out from Luang Prabang bearing 0.8° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Xichang bearing 0.9° or N .
  • Xichang has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa) whereas Luang Prabang has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Xichang is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Luang Prabang is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 7.5 °C (13.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.1 °C (7.4°F) more in Xichang. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 469.1 mm (18.5 in) less which is equivalent to 469.1 l/m² (11.51 US gal/ft²) or 4,691,000 l/ha (501,499 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.1° lower in Xichang than in Luang Prabang.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -10 (-17) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -9 (-15) -10 (-17) -10 (-18) -8 (-14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-17) -10 (-17) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -6 (-12) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -7 (-14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-19) -9 (-17) -8 (-15) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -9 (-17) -10 (-17) -8 (-14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -9 (0) -14 (-1) -18 (-1) -80 (-3) -52 (-2) -76 (-3) -18 (-1) -112 (-4) -19 (-1) -48 (-2) -21 (-1) -4 (0) -469 (-18)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 29' -0h 18' -0h 03' +0h 12' +0h 26' +0h 33' +0h 30' +0h 18' +0h 02' -0h 13' -0h 26' -0h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -8 -8 -7.9 -8 -6.9 -0.9 -6 -8 -8 -7.9 -8 -8   -7.1

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