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La Paz vs San Salvador Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between La Paz, Bolivia and San Salvador, El Salvador is approximately 4,078 km or 2,534 mi.
  • To reach La Paz in this distance one would set out from San Salvador bearing 144.9° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach La Paz bearing 144.3° or SE .
  • La Paz has a tundra climate (ET) whereas San Salvador has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • La Paz is in or near the polar desert biome whereas San Salvador is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 15.3 °C (27.5°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 1212 mm (47.7 in) less which is equivalent to 1212 l/m² (29.75 US gal/ft²) or 12,120,000 l/ha (1,295,708 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 665 fewer hours of sunlight per year in La Paz. In whichever way circa 1h 49' less per day or about 7/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.1° lower in La Paz than in San Salvador.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -15 (-27)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -16 (-28) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -14 (-24) -15 (-28)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -15 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +111 (+4) +107 (+4) +58 (+2) -34 (-1) -176 (-7) -319 (-13) -298 (-12) -285 (-11) -283 (-11) -191 (-8) +9 (+0) +89 (+4) -1212 (-48)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +19 (+61) +15 (+53) +10 (+32) +1 (+3) -10 ( -32) -18 ( -60) -18 ( -58) -17 ( -55) -12 ( -40) -8 ( -26) +5 (+17) +14 (+45)   -19 ( -5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 48' -4h 23' -4h 40' -2h 36' +0h 05' +2h 12' -0h 05' -1h 17' +0h 18' -1h 00' -3h 12' -3h 29'   -1h 49'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 34' +0h 59' +0h 10' -0h 41' -1h 24' -1h 45' -1h 36' -0h 59' -0h 09' +0h 42' +1h 25' +1h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +29.3 +17.4 -3.6 -26.8 -30.2 -30.2 -30.1 -26.6 -3.8 +18.1 +29.1 +30.2   -2.1

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