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La Paz vs Basel Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between La Paz, Bolivia and Basel, Switzerland is approximately 10,331 km or 6,420 mi.
  • To reach La Paz in this distance one would set out from Basel bearing 248.5° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach La Paz bearing 220.9° or SW .
  • La Paz has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Basel has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • La Paz is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Basel is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2 °C (3.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15 °C (27°F) less in La Paz. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 220 mm (8.7 in) less which is equivalent to 220 l/m (5.4 US gal/ft) or 2,200,000 l/ha (235,195 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • There are 612 more hours of sunlight per year in La Paz. In whichever way circa 1h 40' more per day or about 1 3/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.7° higher in La Paz than in Basel.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.5°C (10°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +2 (+4) -2 (-4) -7 (-13) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) 1 (+2) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +3 (+5) -1 (-2) -8 (-14) -12 (-21) -14 (-24) -12 (-21) -8 (-14) 0 (0) +5 (+8) +8 (+14) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) -2 (-4) -8 (-14) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -4 (-7) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +63 (+2) +70 (+3) +18 (+1) -29 (-1) -62 (-2) -90 (-4) -80 (-3) -82 (-3) -37 (-1) -31 (-1) -12 (0) +52 (+2) -220 (-9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +5 (+18) 0 ( 0) -6 ( -20) -10 ( -32) -11 ( -37) -10 ( -32) -9 ( -29) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) +4 (+13)   -40 ( -11)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 54' +2h 30' +0h 15' +0h 04' +0h 54' +0h 50' +0h 09' +0h 15' +0h 58' +2h 17' +3h 42' +4h 17'   +1h 40'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 09' +2h 33' +0h 28' -1h 46' -3h 40' -4h 39' -4h 13' -2h 34' -0h 24' +1h 49' +3h 43' +4h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +63.1 +51.2 +30.3 +7.1 -9.5 -15.8 -9.8 +7 +29.8 +51.6 +62.7 +64   +27.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -12 -7 -4 -4 -20 -28 -20 -27 -25 -23 -25 -21   -18
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +5.3 (+10) +5.3 (+10) +1.6 (+3) -1.8 (-3) -11.3 (-20) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -16.8 (-30) -12.8 (-23) -4.5 (-8) -0.6 (-1) +3.2 (+6) -5.5 (-10)

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