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La Paz vs Zurich Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between La Paz, Bolivia and Zurich, Switzerland is approximately 10,393 km or 6,458 mi.
  • To reach La Paz in this distance one would set out from Zurich bearing 249.2° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach La Paz bearing 221.3° or SW .
  • La Paz has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Zurich has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • La Paz is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Zurich is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 1 °C (1.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.2 °C (25.6°F) less in La Paz. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 537 mm (21.1 in) less which is equivalent to 537 l/m² (13.18 US gal/ft²) or 5,370,000 l/ha (574,089 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 599 more hours of sunlight per year in La Paz. In whichever way circa 1h 38' more per day or about 1 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.6° higher in La Paz than in Zurich.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.7°C (8.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +9 (+17) +6 (+11) 2 (+3) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -9 (-17) -7 (-13) -4 (-7) 3 (+6) +9 (+17) +11 (+20) 2 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+15) +7 (+13) +4 (+8) 0 (0) -6 (-10) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -7 (-12) 0 (0) +6 (+10) +8 (+14) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +2 (+4) -2 (-3) -8 (-14) -13 (-23) -15 (-26) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -4 (-7) +1 (+3) +4 (+8) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +47 (+2) +40 (+2) -4 (0) -63 (-2) -91 (-4) -122 (-5) -112 (-4) -123 (-5) -52 (-2) -40 (-2) -38 (-1) +21 (+1) -537 (-21)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +6 (+19) +3 (+11) -1 ( -3) -7 ( -23) -11 ( -35) -13 ( -43) -12 ( -39) -11 ( -35) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) +3 (+10)   -54 ( -15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 25' +2h 37' -0h 00' -0h 16' +0h 30' +0h 40' -0h 03' -0h 03' +0h 46' +2h 19' +4h 00' +4h 48'   +1h 38'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 08' +2h 33' +0h 27' -1h 45' -3h 39' -4h 38' -4h 11' -2h 33' -0h 24' +1h 49' +3h 42' +4h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +62.9 +51 +30.1 +6.9 -9.6 -16 -9.9 +6.8 +29.7 +51.4 +62.6 +63.9   +27.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -14 -7 -5 -6 -21 -29 -21 -29 -25 -23 -24 -21   -18.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +5.7 (+10) +5.6 (+10) +3.2 (+6) -1.3 (-2) -9.8 (-18) -15.8 (-28) -15.9 (-29) -16 (-29) -11.7 (-21) -4.6 (-8) +0.6 (+1) +3.5 (+6) -4.7 (-8)

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