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Jiuquan vs Minsk Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Jiuquan, China and Minsk, Belarus is approximately 5,368 km or 3,336 mi.
  • To reach Jiuquan in this distance one would set out from Minsk bearing 76.6° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Jiuquan bearing 131.8° or SE .
  • Jiuquan has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk) whereas Minsk has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Jiuquan is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Minsk is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 1.4 °C (2.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.5 °C (11.7°F) more in Jiuquan. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 589 mm (23.2 in) less which is equivalent to 589 l/m² (14.46 US gal/ft²) or 5,890,000 l/ha (629,680 US gal/ac) less. About 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.1° higher in Jiuquan than in Minsk.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 2 (+4) 4 (+7) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +5 (+8) +5 (+10) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +5 (+10) 3 (+5) 1 (+2) +5 (+9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-10) -3 (-6) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +0 (+1) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -38 (-2) -32 (-1) -38 (-1) -38 (-1) -52 (-2) -69 (-3) -69 (-3) -55 (-2) -50 (-2) -47 (-2) -50 (-2) -52 (-2) -589 (-23)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -18 ( -58) -16 ( -57) -13 ( -42) -12 ( -40) -11 ( -35) -10 ( -33) -10 ( -32) -8 ( -26) -12 ( -40) -15 ( -48) -17 ( -57) -18 ( -58)   -160 ( -44)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 44' +1h 01' +0h 11' -0h 42' -1h 31' -2h 00' -1h 46' -1h 01' -0h 09' +0h 43' +1h 32' +2h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +14.1 +14.1 +14 +14.1 +14.1 +14.2 +14.2 +14.3 +14.2 +14.2 +14.2 +14.1   +14.1

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