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Jiuquan vs Kilkenny Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Jiuquan, China and Kilkenny, Ireland is approximately 7,516 km or 4,671 mi.
  • To reach Jiuquan in this distance one would set out from Kilkenny bearing 53.1° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Jiuquan bearing 140.8° or SE .
  • Jiuquan has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk) whereas Kilkenny has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Jiuquan is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Kilkenny is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.2 °C (4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.3 °C (36.5°F) more in Jiuquan. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 735 mm (28.9 in) less which is equivalent to 735 l/m² (18.04 US gal/ft²) or 7,350,000 l/ha (785,764 US gal/ac) less. About 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.8° higher in Jiuquan than in Kilkenny.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-17) -7 (-12) -1 (-1) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +9 (+15) +9 (+15) +8 (+15) +5 (+9) 1 (+3) -4 (-7) -9 (-16) 1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -5 (-8) +1 (+2) +5 (+10) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +2 (+4) -3 (-5) -8 (-14) -13 (-24) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -14 (-25) -7 (-12) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +4 (+6) +0 (+1) -5 (-9) -9 (-16) -15 (-28) -4 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -85 (-3) -64 (-3) -59 (-2) -48 (-2) -52 (-2) -36 (-1) -34 (-1) -54 (-2) -62 (-2) -83 (-3) -72 (-3) -87 (-3) -735 (-29)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 31' +0h 54' +0h 09' -0h 36' -1h 19' -1h 44' -1h 33' -0h 54' -0h 08' +0h 38' +1h 21' +1h 44'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +12.7 +12.7 +12.7 +12.8 +12.8 +12.9 +12.9 +13 +12.9 +12.9 +12.9 +12.8   +12.8

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