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Ashgabat vs Xichang Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ashgabat, Turkmenistan and Xichang, China is approximately 4,226 km or 2,626 mi.
  • To reach Ashgabat in this distance one would set out from Xichang bearing 296.9° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Ashgabat bearing 271.9° or W .
  • Ashgabat has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk) whereas Xichang has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Ashgabat is in or near the cool temperate desert scrub biome whereas Xichang is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 0.5 °C (0.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.5 °C (27.9°F) more in Ashgabat. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 746.8 mm (29.4 in) less which is equivalent to 746.8 l/m² (18.33 US gal/ft²) or 7,468,000 l/ha (798,379 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10° lower in Ashgabat than in Xichang.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -8 (-14) -2 (-4) +2 (+4) +9 (+17) +11 (+19) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) 1 (+2) -2 (-4) -6 (-12) 0 (+0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -2 (-4) +2 (+4) +7 (+13) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) +3 (+6) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) -5 (-8) -2 (-3) +0 (+0) +3 (+6) +4 (+8) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +16 (+1) +23 (+1) +27 (+1) +16 (+1) -68 (-3) -179 (-7) -207 (-8) -176 (-7) -150 (-6) -64 (-3) +0 (+0) +15 (+1) -747 (-29)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 45' -0h 27' -0h 05' +0h 19' +0h 39' +0h 50' +0h 45' +0h 27' +0h 04' -0h 19' -0h 40' -0h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -9.9 -9.9 -10 -9.9 -9.9 -10 -9.9 -10 -10.1 -10 -10 -10   -10

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