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Mbala vs Bhumibol Dam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mbala, Zambia and Bhumibol Dam, Thailand is approximately 7,980 km or 4,959 mi.
  • To reach Mbala in this distance one would set out from Bhumibol Dam bearing 254.2° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Mbala bearing 248.5° or WSW .
  • Mbala has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb) whereas Bhumibol Dam has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Mbala is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Bhumibol Dam is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 8.9 °C (16°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.8 °C (8.6°F) less in Mbala. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 198.1 mm (7.8 in) more which is equivalent to 198.1 l/m² (4.86 US gal/ft²) or 1,981,000 l/ha (211,782 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.5° higher in Mbala than in Bhumibol Dam.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -9 (-17) -12 (-21) -13 (-24) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +230 (+9) +207 (+8) +218 (+9) +88 (+3) -186 (-7) -78 (-3) -82 (-3) -103 (-4) -231 (-9) -193 (-8) +83 (+3) +245 (+10) +198 (+8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 21' +0h 51' +0h 09' -0h 35' -1h 12' -1h 31' -1h 22' -0h 51' -0h 08' +0h 36' +1h 13' +1h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +25.8 +24.3 +7.8 -15.3 -26.1 -26.1 -25.7 -15.7 +6.9 +24 +25.7 +26.1   +2.5

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