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Basra vs Luang Prabang Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Basra, Iraq and Luang Prabang, Laos is approximately 5,542 km or 3,444 mi.
  • To reach Basra in this distance one would set out from Luang Prabang bearing 293.7° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Basra bearing 268.9° or W .
  • Basra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Luang Prabang has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Basra is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome whereas Luang Prabang is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 0 °C (0°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.4 °C (22.3°F) more in Basra. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1281.9 mm (50.5 in) less which is equivalent to 1281.9 l/m² (31.46 US gal/ft²) or 12,819,000 l/ha (1,370,436 US gal/ac) less. About 1/9 as much.
  • There are 1436 more hours of sunlight per year in Basra. In whichever way circa 3h 55' more per day or about 1 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.8° lower in Basra than in Luang Prabang.
  • Relative humidity levels are 22.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.4°C (9.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -8 (-15) -3 (-6) +2 (+4) +6 (+10) +8 (+15) +10 (+17) +7 (+13) +4 (+8) -2 (-3) -6 (-11) 0 (0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -5 (-10) -2 (-4) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) 0 (0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -6 (-12) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -5 (-10) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +13 (+1) -2 (0) -6 (0) -86 (-3) -140 (-6) -258 (-10) -228 (-9) -289 (-11) -173 (-7) -125 (-5) -12 (0) +24 (+1) -1282 (-50)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +4 (+13) +3 (+11) +1 (+3) -4 ( -13) -12 ( -39) -13 ( -43) -17 ( -55) -19 ( -61) -12 ( -40) -6 ( -19) +1 (+3) +5 (+16)   -69 ( -19)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 13' +1h 58' +2h 30' +3h 28' +4h 52' +6h 16' +6h 25' +6h 44' +4h 12' +2h 23' +2h 38' +3h 19'   +3h 55'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 40' -0h 25' -0h 04' +0h 17' +0h 36' +0h 45' +0h 41' +0h 25' +0h 03' -0h 18' -0h 36' -0h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -10.6 -10.6 -10.5 -10.6 -9.5 -3.5 -8.6 -10.7 -10.7 -10.6 -10.7 -10.7   -9.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 -3 -9 -18 -28 -36 -38 -41 -41 -31 -15 -5   -22.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) -6.7 (-12) -7 (-13) -7.2 (-13) -6.6 (-12) -4.7 (-8) -4.4 (-8) -2.8 (-5) -3.7 (-7) -6.5 (-12) -5.6 (-10) -5 (-9) -4.9 (-9) -5.4 (-10)

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