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La Paz vs Santiago Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between La Paz, Bolivia and Santiago, Chile is approximately 1,905 km or 1,184 mi.
  • To reach La Paz in this distance one would set out from Santiago bearing 8.2° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach La Paz bearing 7.1° or N .
  • La Paz has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Santiago has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • La Paz is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Santiago is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average temperature is 6.1 °C (10.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.9 °C (16°F) less in La Paz. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 302.4 mm (11.9 in) more which is equivalent to 302.4 l/m² (7.42 US gal/ft²) or 3,024,000 l/ha (323,286 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/6 as much.
  • There are 170 fewer hours of sunlight per year in La Paz. In whichever way circa 0h 29' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.4° higher in La Paz than in Santiago.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.1°C (14.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -14 (-25) -8 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -8 (-15) -5 (-9) -4 (-6) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -4 (-6) -5 (-8) -7 (-13) -11 (-19) -6 (-11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +116 (+5) +109 (+4) +63 (+2) +19 (+1) -27 (-1) -53 (-2) -75 (-3) -26 (-1) +26 (+1) +19 (+1) +36 (+1) +95 (+4) +302 (+12)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +19 (+61) +15 (+53) +10 (+32) +2 (+7) -5 ( -16) -8 ( -27) -8 ( -26) -6 ( -19) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6) +6 (+20) +15 (+48)   +42 (+12)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 29' -4h 29' -3h 44' -0h 40' +3h 25' +4h 58' +4h 03' +2h 32' +1h 02' -0h 54' -3h 12' -4h 21'   -0h 29'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 05' -0h 40' -0h 07' +0h 27' +0h 57' +1h 12' +1h 06' +0h 40' +0h 06' -0h 28' -0h 58' -1h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +9.6 +16.4 +16.9 +17 +16.9 +17 +17 +17 +17 +16.1 +9.1 +3.2   +14.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +14 +11 +3 -7 -28 -39 -32 -34 -23 -11 -3 +6   -11.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.3 (-15) -8.2 (-15) -7.2 (-13) -6.4 (-12) -9 (-16) -10.1 (-18) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -8.1 (-15) -6.8 (-12) -7.4 (-13) -8.6 (-15) -8.1 (-15)

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