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La Paz vs Kathmandu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between La Paz, Bolivia and Kathmandu, Nepal is approximately 17,029 km or 10,582 mi.
  • To reach La Paz in this distance one would set out from Kathmandu bearing 289° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach La Paz bearing 240.8° or WSW .
  • La Paz has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Kathmandu has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • La Paz is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Kathmandu is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 10.7 °C (19.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.5 °C (18.9°F) less in La Paz. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 779 mm (30.7 in) less which is equivalent to 779 l/m² (19.12 US gal/ft²) or 7,790,000 l/ha (832,803 US gal/ac) less. About 3/7 as much.
  • There are 264 fewer hours of sunlight per year in La Paz. In whichever way circa 0h 44' less per day or about 8/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.9° higher in La Paz than in Kathmandu.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13°C (23.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -14 (-25) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -11 (-21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -12 (-21) -16 (-29) -19 (-33) -19 (-33) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -11 (-19) -6 (-10) -3 (-5) -11 (-19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) 0 (0) -4 (-7) -9 (-16) -15 (-27) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -10 (-18) -4 (-7) +1 (+2) -10 (-18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +109 (+4) +94 (+4) +30 (+1) -26 (-1) -85 (-3) -195 (-8) -372 (-15) -333 (-13) -126 (-5) -8 (0) +39 (+2) +94 (+4) -779 (-31)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +19 (+61) +11 (+39) +9 (+29) 0 ( 0) -7 ( -23) -13 ( -43) -19 ( -61) -17 ( -55) -4 ( -13) +4 (+13) +8 (+27) +15.5 (+50)   +6.5 (+2)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 17' -3h 34' -3h 34' -2h 12' -0h 11' +1h 48' +3h 13' +1h 52' +1h 54' -2h 19' -2h 26' -2h 03'   -0h 44'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 24' +1h 30' +0h 16' -1h 02' -2h 08' -2h 41' -2h 26' -1h 30' -0h 14' +1h 04' +2h 09' +2h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +43.4 +31.5 +10.5 -12.6 -29.2 -35.6 -29.5 -12.9 +9.9 +31.7 +42.9 +44.2   +7.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -8 +2 +9 +13 -5 -28 -29 -35 -26 -18 -25 -16   -13.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.9 (-5) -3.4 (-6) -4.7 (-8) -7.7 (-14) -15.9 (-29) -23.8 (-43) -23.7 (-43) -23.7 (-43) -20.8 (-37) -13.9 (-25) -10.4 (-19) -5.6 (-10) -13 (-23)

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