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Shantou vs Vientiane Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Shantou, China and Vientiane, Laos is approximately 1,588 km or 987 mi.
  • To reach Shantou in this distance one would set out from Vientiane bearing 65.2° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Shantou bearing 70.2° or ENE .
  • Shantou has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa) whereas Vientiane has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean temperature is 4.7 °C (8.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.2 °C (14.8°F) more in Shantou. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 117.6 mm (4.6 in) less which is equivalent to 117.6 l/m² (2.89 US gal/ft²) or 1,176,000 l/ha (125,722 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.8° lower in Shantou than in Vientiane.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -1 (-3) 1 (+2) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) 2 (+4) 0 (+0) 0 (-1) -3 (-5) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-15) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -8 (-15) -4 (-6) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -5 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-12) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) 0 (-1) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -6 (-10) -4 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +24 (+1) +44 (+2) +47 (+2) +70 (+3) -45 (-2) +30 (+1) -59 (-2) -108 (-4) -150 (-6) -26 (-1) +29 (+1) +26 (+1) -118 (-5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 19' -0h 11' -0h 02' +0h 08' +0h 17' +0h 21' +0h 19' +0h 11' +0h 01' -0h 08' -0h 17' -0h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5.4 -5.5 -5.5 -5.5 -0.9 +5.1 -0.4 -5.4 -5.4 -5.3 -5.4 -5.4   -3.8

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