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La Paz vs Punta Arenas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between La Paz, Bolivia and Punta Arenas, Chile is approximately 4,064 km or 2,525 mi.
  • To reach La Paz in this distance one would set out from Punta Arenas bearing 4.3° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach La Paz bearing 2.7° or N .
  • La Paz has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Punta Arenas has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.6 °C (3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.4 °C (9.7°F) less in La Paz. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 188.3 mm (7.4 in) more which is equivalent to 188.3 l/m² (4.62 US gal/ft²) or 1,883,000 l/ha (201,305 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 33.8° higher in La Paz than in Punta Arenas.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.8°C (3.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) 0 (0) +4 (+7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) +0 (+1) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +77 (+3) +82 (+3) +36 (+1) -10 (0) -28 (-1) -25 (-1) -24 (-1) -18 (-1) +18 (+1) +0 (+0) +12 (+0) +67 (+3) +188 (+7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +6 (+21) 0 ( 0) -7 ( -23) -9 ( -29) -9 ( -30) -9 ( -29) -7 ( -23) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) +4 (+13)   -26 ( -7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 11' -1h 55' -0h 20' +1h 19' +2h 48' +3h 37' +3h 14' +1h 56' +0h 18' -1h 22' -2h 50' -3h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +29 +35.8 +36.4 +36.5 +36.4 +36.5 +36.4 +36.4 +36.4 +35.5 +28.3 +22.7   +33.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2 +2 -5 -14 -32 -39 -32 -34 -22 -11 -9 -4   -16.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2 (-4) -1.6 (-3) -0.7 (-1) -0.8 (-1) -3.3 (-6) -4.1 (-7) -2.1 (-4) -2.6 (-5) -1.5 (-3) +0.2 (+0) -0.8 (-1) -2 (-4) -1.8 (-3)

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