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Luang Prabang vs Putao Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Luang Prabang, Laos and Putao, Myanmar is approximately 957 km or 595 mi.
  • To reach Luang Prabang in this distance one would set out from Putao bearing 148.9° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Luang Prabang bearing 150.8° or SSE .
  • Luang Prabang has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Putao has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Luang Prabang is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Putao is in or near the warm temperate wet forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 3.8 °C (6.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.7 °C (6.7°F) less in Luang Prabang. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2558.1 mm (100.7 in) less which is equivalent to 2558.1 l/m² (62.78 US gal/ft²) or 25,581,000 l/ha (2,734,779 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.6° higher in Luang Prabang than in Putao.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +11 (+20) +10 (+17) +10 (+17) +5 (+10) +4 (+7) +4 (+6) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +4 (+8) +6 (+11) +6 (+10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +4 (+7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +5 (+10) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) -19 (-1) -45 (-2) -39 (-2) -29 (-1) -480 (-19) -770 (-30) -623 (-25) -472 (-19) -94 (-4) +18 (+1) -6 (0) -2558 (-101)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 27' +0h 17' +0h 03' -0h 11' -0h 24' -0h 30' -0h 27' -0h 17' -0h 02' +0h 12' +0h 24' +0h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +7.4 +7.4 +7.4 +7.4 +6.3 +0.3 +5.4 +7.4 +7.4 +7.4 +7.4 +7.4   +6.6

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