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Oymyakon vs Lhasa, Tibet Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Oymyakon, Russia and Lhasa, Tibet, China is approximately 5,221 km or 3,244 mi.
  • To reach Oymyakon in this distance one would set out from Lhasa, Tibet bearing 29° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Oymyakon bearing 69.6° or ENE .
  • Oymyakon has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season and extremely severe winters (Dfd) whereas Lhasa, Tibet has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Oymyakon is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome whereas Lhasa, Tibet is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 23 °C (41.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 43.7 °C (78.7°F) more in Oymyakon. The continentality subtype is hypercontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 208.5 mm (8.2 in) less which is equivalent to 208.5 l/m² (5.12 US gal/ft²) or 2,085,000 l/ha (222,900 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 33.5° lower in Oymyakon than in Lhasa, Tibet.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 21.9°C (39.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Oymyakon relative to Lhasa, Tibet. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Lhasa, Tibet vs Oymyakon.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -49 (-89) -44 (-80) -33 (-59) -19 (-35) -10 (-18) -3 (-5) 1 (+1) -3 (-5) -11 (-19) -26 (-46) -42 (-75) -50 (-89) -24 (-43)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -44 (-80) -43 (-78) -36 (-64) -22 (-39) -9 (-17) -3 (-5) 0 (-1) -4 (-8) -11 (-19) -23 (-41) -37 (-67) -44 (-79) -23 (-41)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -40 (-72) -41 (-73) -37 (-67) -25 (-45) -10 (-17) -5 (-10) -4 (-7) -7 (-12) -11 (-20) -22 (-39) -34 (-62) -40 (-72) -23 (-41)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +6 (+0) +6 (+0) +3 (+0) +1 (+0) -14 (-1) -38 (-2) -74 (-3) -84 (-3) -35 (-1) +4 (+0) +10 (+0) +7 (+0) -209 (-8)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +12 (+39) +9.5 (+34) +7 (+23) +4.5 (+15) +5 (+16) +4 (+13) -1 ( -3) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) +9 (+29) +14.5 (+48) +12 (+39)   +81.5 (+22)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 56' -2h 45' -0h 28' +1h 51' +4h 12' +5h 49' +5h 02' +2h 46' +0h 24' -1h 55' -4h 16' -5h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -33.5 -33.5 -33.6 -33.7 -33.6 -33.6 -33.5 -33.5 -33.5 -33.4 -33.4 -33.4   -33.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +4 +3 +0 +1 +1 -5 -6 -2 +2 +15 +6 +3   +1.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -42.7 (-77) -41.4 (-75) -34.3 (-62) -20.1 (-36) -7.9 (-14) -3.9 (-7) -1.7 (-3) -4.4 (-8) -9.5 (-17) -19 (-34) -35.4 (-64) -42.3 (-76) -21.9 (-39)

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