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La Paz vs Bogota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between La Paz, Bolivia and Bogota, Colombia is approximately 2,449 km or 1,522 mi.
  • To reach La Paz in this distance one would set out from Bogota bearing 164.6° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach La Paz bearing 164° or SSE .
  • La Paz has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Bogota has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb).
  • La Paz is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Bogota is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 5.8 °C (10.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.1 °C (5.6°F) more in La Paz. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 260 mm (10.2 in) less which is equivalent to 260 l/m² (6.38 US gal/ft²) or 2,600,000 l/ha (277,957 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 582 more hours of sunlight per year in La Paz. In whichever way circa 1h 34' more per day or about 1 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.3° lower in La Paz than in Bogota.
  • Relative humidity levels are 19.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.5°C (17°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) -5 (-10) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -5 (-9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -6 (-10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -4 (-8) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -10 (-17) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +83 (+3) +67 (+3) +0 (+0) -85 (-3) -80 (-3) -54 (-2) -35 (-1) -37 (-1) -31 (-1) -86 (-3) -44 (-2) +42 (+2) -260 (-10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +8 (+28) +1 (+3) -10 ( -33) -14 ( -45) -16 ( -53) -12 ( -39) -12 ( -39) -5 ( -17) -9 ( -29) -8 ( -27) +6 (+19)   -60 ( -16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 29' -0h 31' -0h 03' +1h 46' +3h 34' +3h 06' +2h 38' +2h 15' +1h 54' +1h 56' +0h 38' +1h 15'   +1h 34'
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 (°) +20.4 +8.6 -12.3 -21.2 -21.2 -21.2 -21.1 -21.2 -12.6 +9.2 +20.1 +21.2   -4.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -6 -3 -7 -14 -29 -36 -27 -30 -21 -19 -23 -15   -19.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -5.9 (-11) -5.6 (-10) -6.3 (-11) -8.4 (-15) -12.9 (-23) -15.2 (-27) -12.7 (-23) -12.7 (-23) -10.2 (-18) -7.9 (-14) -8.5 (-15) -7.2 (-13) -9.5 (-17)

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