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Luang Prabang vs Padang, Sumatra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Luang Prabang, Laos and Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia is approximately 2,323 km or 1,443 mi.
  • To reach Luang Prabang in this distance one would set out from Padang, Sumatra bearing 4.7° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Luang Prabang bearing 5° or N .
  • Luang Prabang has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Padang, Sumatra has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Luang Prabang is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Padang, Sumatra is in or near the tropical wet forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 2.6 °C (4.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.1 °C (16.4°F) more in Luang Prabang. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 3323.1 mm (130.8 in) less which is equivalent to 3323.1 l/m² (81.56 US gal/ft²) or 33,231,000 l/ha (3,552,614 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 717 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Luang Prabang. In whichever way circa 1h 57' less per day or about 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.4° lower in Luang Prabang than in Padang, Sumatra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.2°C (2.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-6) 0 (0) 2 (+4) 3 (+6) +3 (+5) +1 (+3) 1 (+1) 1 (+1) 2 (+3) 1 (+1) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) 0 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -5 (-10) -3 (-5) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) 0 (0) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -8 (-15) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) 0 (0) -2 (-3) -5 (-9) -9 (-15) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -346 (-14) -233 (-9) -325 (-13) -301 (-12) -193 (-8) -31 (-1) -24 (-1) -61 (-2) -286 (-11) -447 (-18) -541 (-21) -535 (-21) -3323 (-131)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -14 ( -45) -11 ( -39) -11 ( -35) -9 ( -30) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +5 (+16) +5 (+16) -4 ( -13) -14 ( -45) -18 ( -60) -19 ( -61)   -90 ( -25)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 42' -1h 56' -1h 11' -2h 30' -3h 00' -2h 42' -3h 23' -3h 17' -0h 54' +0h 29' -1h 12' -2h 11'   -1h 57'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 06' -0h 41' -0h 07' +0h 28' +0h 58' +1h 14' +1h 07' +0h 41' +0h 06' -0h 29' -0h 59' -1h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.7 -20.4 -17.7 +4.7 +20.2 +20.8 +19.9 +5.3 -16.8 -20.4 -20.6 -20.8   -5.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15 +11 +8 +10 +16 +22 +25 +25 +22 +18 +16 +16   +17
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.4 (-8) -2.7 (-5) -0.6 (-1) +2.2 (+4) +4.2 (+8) +5.4 (+10) +5.5 (+10) +5.1 (+9) +4.2 (+8) +1.7 (+3) -1.5 (-3) -4.8 (-9) +1.2 (+2)

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