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Luang Prabang vs Ouagadougou Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Luang Prabang, Laos and Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso is approximately 10,929 km or 6,791 mi.
  • To reach Luang Prabang in this distance one would set out from Ouagadougou bearing 67.4° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Luang Prabang bearing 106.4° or ESE .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Luang Prabang is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Ouagadougou is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 4.4 °C (7.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.1 °C (2°F) more in Luang Prabang. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 545.9 mm (21.5 in) more which is equivalent to 545.9 l/m² (13.4 US gal/ft²) or 5,459,000 l/ha (583,603 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/5 as much.
  • There are 1148 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Luang Prabang. In whichever way circa 3h 08' less per day or about 5/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.6° lower in Luang Prabang than in Ouagadougou.
  • Relative humidity levels are 44.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.4°C (17°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -5 (-8) -4 (-8) -4 (-6) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) 0 (0) -4 (-8) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -4 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-10) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -6 (-10) -4 (-8) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) -4 (-8) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -4 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) 0 (0) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +15 (+1) +17 (+1) +17 (+1) +92 (+4) +64 (+3) +136 (+5) +25 (+1) +9 (+0) +29 (+1) +93 (+4) +39 (+2) +10 (+0) +546 (+21)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) +1 (+4) +2 (+6) +5 (+17) +7 (+23) +4 (+13) +6 (+19) +5 (+16) +2 (+7) +2 (+6) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0)   +38 (+10)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 56' -2h 58' -3h 03' -3h 20' -3h 30' -3h 02' -3h 19' -1h 42' -1h 06' -2h 15' -4h 24' -5h 01'   -3h 08'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 25' -0h 15' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 22' +0h 28' +0h 25' +0h 15' +0h 02' -0h 11' -0h 22' -0h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -7.6 -7.5 -7.6 -7.6 +7 +7.5 +6.6 -7 -7.4 -7.4 -7.4 -7.5   -3.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +63 +58 +54 +48 +41 +36 +25 +22 +27 +42 +54 +62   +44.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +16.5 (+30) +14.7 (+26) +13.7 (+25) +10.7 (+19) +7.4 (+13) +6.7 (+12) +4.6 (+8) +4.8 (+9) +5.1 (+9) +6.8 (+12) +9.4 (+17) +12.7 (+23) +9.4 (+17)

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