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Ashgabat vs Lanzhou Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ashgabat, Turkmenistan and Lanzhou, China is approximately 4,028 km or 2,503 mi.
  • To reach Ashgabat in this distance one would set out from Lanzhou bearing 286.9° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Ashgabat bearing 258.4° or WSW .
  • Ashgabat has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk) whereas Lanzhou has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Ashgabat is in or near the cool temperate desert scrub biome whereas Lanzhou is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average temperature is 7.1 °C (12.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.5 °C (0.9°F) more in Ashgabat. The continentality subtype is truly continental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 89.1 mm (3.5 in) less which is equivalent to 89.1 l/m² (2.19 US gal/ft²) or 891,000 l/ha (95,254 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • There are 570 more hours of sunlight per year in Ashgabat. In whichever way circa 1h 33' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.8° lower in Ashgabat than in Lanzhou.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.2°C (9.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +4 (+8) +4 (+6) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +9 (+15) +9 (+17) +9 (+16) +10 (+17) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +6 (+11) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +6 (+10) +8 (+14) +9 (+17) +7 (+13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+17) +7 (+13) +5 (+10) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +4 (+8) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +21 (+1) +25 (+1) +30 (+1) +25 (+1) -10 (0) -33 (-1) -54 (-2) -75 (-3) -42 (-2) -10 (0) +16 (+1) +20 (+1) -89 (-4)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +7 (+25) +6 (+19) +4 (+13) 0 ( 0) -7 ( -23) -9 ( -29) -10 ( -32) -11 ( -37) -2 ( -6) +4 (+13) +8 (+26)   -1 ( 0)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 34' -0h 44' +0h 05' +0h 50' +2h 48' +3h 56' +4h 19' +4h 03' +4h 28' +2h 29' -0h 14' -1h 50'   +1h 33'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 09' -0h 05' -0h 01' +0h 03' +0h 08' +0h 10' +0h 09' +0h 05' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 08' -0h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1.7 -1.7 -1.8 -1.7 -1.8 -1.8 -1.8 -1.8 -1.9 -1.8 -1.8 -1.8   -1.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15 +18 +20 +14 +1 -15 -25 -29 -28 -10 +3 +13   -1.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +10.3 (+19) +8.7 (+16) +8.7 (+16) +8.6 (+15) +6.1 (+11) +2.5 (+5) -0.3 (-1) -2.2 (-4) -0.9 (-2) +2.9 (+5) +7.6 (+14) +10.7 (+19) +5.2 (+9)

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