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La Paz vs Port Moresby Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between La Paz, Bolivia and Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea is approximately 15,168 km or 9,426 mi.
  • To reach La Paz in this distance one would set out from Port Moresby bearing 126.3° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach La Paz bearing 56° or NE .
  • La Paz has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Port Moresby has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • La Paz is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Port Moresby is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 19.5 °C (35°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) more in La Paz. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 586 mm (23.1 in) less which is equivalent to 586 l/m² (14.38 US gal/ft²) or 5,860,000 l/ha (626,473 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 197 fewer hours of sunlight per year in La Paz. In whichever way circa 0h 32' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.8° lower in La Paz than in Port Moresby.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 22.3°C (40.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -19 (-34) -19 (-33) -19 (-34) -21 (-37) -21 (-37) -21 (-37) -20 (-35) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -19 (-33) -20 (-35) -19 (-35)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -34 (-1) -84 (-3) -104 (-4) -147 (-6) -35 (-1) -28 (-1) -6 (0) -25 (-1) -11 (0) +9 (+0) -53 (-2) -68 (-3) -586 (-23)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +12 (+39) +9 (+32) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +6 (+20) +6 (+19) +6 (+20) +10 (+32)   +53 (+15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 17' +0h 06' -1h 11' -1h 54' -0h 00' +0h 48' +0h 48' -0h 23' -0h 24' -1h 05' -2h 36' -0h 54'   -0h 32'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 22' +0h 14' +0h 02' -0h 09' -0h 20' -0h 25' -0h 23' -0h 14' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 20' +0h 25'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +6.5 -3.3 -7.2 -7.3 -7.2 -7 -6.9 -6.9 -6.8 -2.8 +6.2 +7.1   -2.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5 -5 -8 -15 -34 -33 -24 -26 -17 -15 -13 -10   -17.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -20.3 (-37) -19.3 (-35) -19.5 (-35) -21.5 (-39) -26.8 (-48) -26.8 (-48) -24.6 (-44) -24.3 (-44) -22.7 (-41) -20.5 (-37) -20.6 (-37) -20.8 (-37) -22.3 (-40)

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