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La Paz vs San Francisco, California Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between La Paz, Bolivia and San Francisco, California, Usa is approximately 8,261 km or 5,134 mi.
  • To reach La Paz in this distance one would set out from San Francisco, California bearing 126.1° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach La Paz bearing 138.1° or SE .
  • La Paz has a tundra climate (ET) whereas San Francisco, California has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • La Paz is in or near the polar desert biome whereas San Francisco, California is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 6.5 °C (11.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.8 °C (8.6°F) less in La Paz. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 63.6 mm (2.5 in) more which is equivalent to 63.6 l/m² (1.56 US gal/ft²) or 636,000 l/ha (67,993 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/8 as much.
  • There are 745 fewer hours of sunlight per year in La Paz. In whichever way circa 2h 02' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.8° higher in La Paz than in San Francisco, California.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.9°C (14.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) 1 (+1) -5 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -7 (-13) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) -6 (-12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -6 (-12) -10 (-18) -13 (-24) -14 (-26) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -5 (-10) -3 (-5) -8 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +5 (+0) +30 (+1) -12 (0) -9 (0) +9 (+0) +0 (+0) +5 (+0) +11 (+0) +37 (+1) -2 (0) -29 (-1) +18 (+1) +64 (+3)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +6 (+21) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +1.5 (+5) +2.5 (+8) +7 (+23) +4 (+13) +2 (+7) +6 (+19)   +41 (+11)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 56' -1h 20' -3h 38' -4h 24' -3h 23' -3h 22' -1h 54' -1h 52' -2h 52' -2h 00' -0h 54' +0h 13'   -2h 02'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 08' +1h 57' +0h 21' -1h 21' -2h 47' -3h 31' -3h 11' -1h 57' -0h 18' +1h 23' +2h 49' +3h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +53.1 +41.2 +20.2 -2.9 -19.5 -25.7 -19.6 -2.8 +20 +41.8 +52.9 +54.1   +17.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -4 +2 +4 +0 -14 -20 -17 -21 -10 -4 -8 -10   -8.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2 (-4) -2.6 (-5) -2.4 (-4) -4.9 (-9) -10.5 (-19) -14.7 (-26) -14.6 (-26) -15.2 (-27) -12.7 (-23) -7.6 (-14) -4.9 (-9) -3.2 (-6) -7.9 (-14)

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