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Nkhata Bay vs Hetan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Nkhata Bay, Malawi and Hetan, China is approximately 7,213 km or 4,482 mi.
  • To reach Nkhata Bay in this distance one would set out from Hetan bearing 230.7° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Nkhata Bay bearing 219° or SW .
  • Nkhata Bay has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Hetan has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • Nkhata Bay is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Hetan is in or near the warm temperate desert biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 10.9 °C (19.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 24.5 °C (44.1°F) less in Nkhata Bay. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1622.9 mm (63.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1622.9 l/m² (39.83 US gal/ft²) or 16,229,000 l/ha (1,734,988 US gal/ac) more. About 48 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.4° higher in Nkhata Bay than in Hetan.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Nkhata Bay relative to Hetan. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Hetan vs Nkhata Bay.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+50) +24 (+42) +14 (+24) +5 (+10) +0 (0) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) +2 (+3) +10 (+18) +20 (+36) +27 (+48) +9 (+17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +30 (+53) +25 (+45) +16 (+28) +8 (+14) +2 (+3) -4 (-6) -6 (-10) -4 (-6) +3 (+6) +12 (+22) +22 (+39) +28 (+51) +11 (+20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +31 (+55) +26 (+47) +18 (+32) +10 (+18) +4 (+6) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) +4 (+7) +14 (+25) +23 (+41) +29 (+52) +12 (+22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +223 (+9) +199 (+8) +357 (+14) +280 (+11) +127 (+5) +30 (+1) +27 (+1) +2 (+0) +1 (+0) +13 (+1) +118 (+5) +246 (+10) +1623 (+64)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 50' +1h 45' +0h 19' -1h 13' -2h 31' -3h 10' -2h 52' -1h 46' -0h 16' +1h 15' +2h 33' +3h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +48.4 +44.3 +24.9 +1.8 -14.8 -21.3 -15.4 +1.3 +24 +44 +48.1 +48.7   +19.4

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