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La Paz vs Antofagasta Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between La Paz, Bolivia and Antofagasta, Chile is approximately 806 km or 501 mi.
  • To reach La Paz in this distance one would set out from Antofagasta bearing 17.4° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach La Paz bearing 16.6° or NNE .
  • La Paz has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Antofagasta has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • La Paz is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Antofagasta is in or near the warm temperate desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 8.9 °C (15.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.6 °C (4.7°F) less in La Paz. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 562.3 mm (22.1 in) more which is equivalent to 562.3 l/m (13.8 US gal/ft) or 5,623,000 l/ha (601,136 US gal/ac) more. About 331 3/4 as much.
  • There are 257 fewer hours of sunlight per year in La Paz. In whichever way circa 0h 43' less per day or about 8/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.6° higher in La Paz than in Antofagasta.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.1°C (21.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for La Paz relative to Antofagasta. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Antofagasta vs La Paz.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -9 (-16) -6 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -13 (-23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +116 (+5) +110 (+4) +66 (+3) +26 (+1) +14 (+1) +3 (+0) +6 (+0) +11 (+0) +42 (+2) +29 (+1) +44 (+2) +96 (+4) +562 (+22)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +20 (+65) +16 (+57) +11 (+35) +6 (+20) +3 (+10) +2 (+7) +1 (+3) +2 (+6) +7 (+23) +7 (+23) +8 (+27) +16 (+52)   +99 (+27)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 36' -4h 53' -3h 11' +1h 12' +0h 54' +1h 54' +1h 36' +1h 30' +0h 18' +0h 19' -0h 48' -2h 54'   -0h 43'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 24' -0h 15' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 21' +0h 27' +0h 24' +0h 15' +0h 02' -0h 10' -0h 21' -0h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +0.2 +6.5 +6.9 +6.9 +6.9 +7 +6.9 +6.9 +7 +6.3 +0 -6.5   +4.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -4 -3 -8 -13 -27 -34 -27 -30 -22 -15 -15 -10   -17.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -12.3 (-22) -12 (-22) -11.5 (-21) -11.1 (-20) -13.9 (-25) -15.3 (-28) -13 (-23) -13.2 (-24) -11.5 (-21) -9.4 (-17) -10.3 (-19) -11.9 (-21) -12.1 (-22)

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