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La Paz vs Nairobi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between La Paz, Bolivia and Nairobi, Kenya is approximately 11,555 km or 7,181 mi.
  • To reach La Paz in this distance one would set out from Nairobi bearing 252.6° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach La Paz bearing 275.6° or W .
  • La Paz has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Nairobi has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb).
  • La Paz is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Nairobi is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 10.1 °C (18.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.5 °C (0.9°F) more in La Paz. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 361 mm (14.2 in) less which is equivalent to 361 l/m² (8.86 US gal/ft²) or 3,610,000 l/ha (385,933 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • There are 233 fewer hours of sunlight per year in La Paz. In whichever way circa 0h 39' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.4° lower in La Paz than in Nairobi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.4°C (22.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -10 (-17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -11 (-19) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -9 (-15) -10 (-17) -10 (-18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -11 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +71 (+3) +59 (+2) -35 (-1) -180 (-7) -146 (-6) -43 (-2) -13 (-1) -14 (-1) +16 (+1) -25 (-1) -65 (-3) +14 (+1) -361 (-14)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +16 (+52) +12 (+42) +2 (+6) -9 ( -30) -11 ( -35) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) +4 (+13) +2 (+6) -3 ( -10) +8 (+26)   +15 (+4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 11' -4h 02' -3h 54' -1h 32' +1h 11' +2h 16' +3h 19' +2h 36' +0h 18' -1h 17' -1h 22' -2h 15'   -0h 39'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 48' +0h 30' +0h 05' -0h 20' -0h 42' -0h 53' -0h 48' -0h 30' -0h 04' +0h 21' +0h 43' +0h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +14.5 +2.9 -14.6 -15.3 -15.3 -15.2 -15.1 -15.1 -14.5 +3.4 +14.1 +15.2   -4.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 +5 +1 -10 -25 -32 -27 -27 -14 -3 -12 -10   -12.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -9.8 (-18) -9 (-16) -9.9 (-18) -12.7 (-23) -16.2 (-29) -17.4 (-31) -15.1 (-27) -14.4 (-26) -12.5 (-23) -10.1 (-18) -10.8 (-19) -11.2 (-20) -12.4 (-22)

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