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Luang Prabang vs Surin Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Luang Prabang, Laos and Surin, Thailand is approximately 576 km or 358 mi.
  • To reach Luang Prabang in this distance one would set out from Surin bearing 345.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Luang Prabang bearing 345.2° or NNW .
  • 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 Surin is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.6 °C (4.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.8 °C (5°F) more in Luang Prabang. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 120.9 mm (4.8 in) more which is equivalent to 120.9 l/m² (2.97 US gal/ft²) or 1,209,000 l/ha (129,250 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.6° lower in Luang Prabang than in Surin.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +12 (+0) +8 (+0) +9 (+0) +16 (+1) -29 (-1) +80 (+3) +26 (+1) +77 (+3) -104 (-4) +1 (+0) +17 (+1) +8 (+0) +121 (+5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 16' -0h 10' -0h 01' +0h 07' +0h 15' +0h 18' +0h 17' +0h 10' +0h 01' -0h 07' -0h 15' -0h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5 -4.9 -5 -5 +4.5 +5 +4.2 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5   -2.6

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