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Johannesburg vs Luang Prabang Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Johannesburg, South Africa and Luang Prabang, Laos is approximately 9,471 km or 5,885 mi.
  • To reach Johannesburg in this distance one would set out from Luang Prabang bearing 239.9° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Johannesburg bearing 245.1° or WSW .
  • Johannesburg has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Luang Prabang has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Johannesburg is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Luang Prabang is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 8.2 °C (14.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.9 °C (1.6°F) more in Johannesburg. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 899.9 mm (35.4 in) less which is equivalent to 899.9 l/m² (22.09 US gal/ft²) or 8,999,000 l/ha (962,053 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • There are 1299 more hours of sunlight per year in Johannesburg. In whichever way circa 3h 32' more per day or about 1 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.2° lower in Johannesburg than in Luang Prabang.
  • Relative humidity levels are 23.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.1°C (23.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-1 (-3) -6 (-10) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -15 (-28) -15 (-27) -12 (-21) -9 (-16) -6 (-10) -4 (-6) +0 (-1) -9 (-16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+3) -2 (-4) -6 (-11) -11 (-20) -15 (-27) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -14 (-25) -10 (-19) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) +1 (+3) -8 (-15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) -1 (-3) -5 (-9) -11 (-21) -18 (-32) -21 (-37) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -14 (-25) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) 0 (-1) -10 (-18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +110 (+4) +75 (+3) +60 (+2) -54 (-2) -134 (-5) -249 (-10) -224 (-9) -283 (-11) -146 (-6) -119 (-5) -29 (-1) +93 (+4) -900 (-35)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +13 (+42) +10 (+35) +8 (+26) -1 ( -3) -9 ( -29) -12 ( -40) -15 ( -48) -17 ( -55) -8 ( -27) +3 (+10) +10 (+33) +14 (+45)   -4 ( -1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 11' +1h 48' +1h 25' +3h 18' +4h 00' +4h 00' +5h 05' +5h 42' +3h 12' +1h 42' +4h 06' +5h 00'   +3h 32'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 29' +1h 33' +0h 17' -1h 04' -2h 13' -2h 47' -2h 32' -1h 33' -0h 14' +1h 06' +2h 14' +2h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +33.1 +14.6 -6.7 -29.9 -45.4 -46 -45 -30.4 -7.6 +15 +32.9 +40.5   -6.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -14 -6 -4 -12 -24 -32 -35 -42 -40 -31 -23 -20   -23.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -1.6 (-3) -3.3 (-6) -6.6 (-12) -13.1 (-24) -19.9 (-36) -23.5 (-42) -23.5 (-42) -22.7 (-41) -19.4 (-35) -13 (-23) -7.8 (-14) -2.8 (-5) -13.1 (-24)

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