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Beijing vs Medan, Sumatra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Beijing, China and Medan, Sumatra, Indonesia is approximately 4,414 km or 2,743 mi.
  • To reach Beijing in this distance one would set out from Medan, Sumatra bearing 21.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Beijing bearing 28.2° or NNE .
  • Beijing has a hot summer continental climate with dry winters (Dwa) whereas Medan, Sumatra has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Beijing is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Medan, Sumatra is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 14.4 °C (25.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 29.2 °C (52.6°F) more in Beijing. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1548.1 mm (60.9 in) less which is equivalent to 1548.1 l/m² (37.99 US gal/ft²) or 15,481,000 l/ha (1,655,022 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.5° lower in Beijing than in Medan, Sumatra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.1°C (27.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Beijing relative to Medan, Sumatra. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Medan, Sumatra vs Beijing.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-49) -27 (-49) -20 (-35) -12 (-22) -6 (-10) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -11 (-20) -20 (-36) -26 (-46) -13 (-24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-55) -28 (-50) -21 (-38) -12 (-22) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) 0 (0) -1 (-3) -6 (-12) -13 (-24) -22 (-39) -28 (-51) -14 (-26)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -31 (-57) -29 (-52) -23 (-41) -16 (-28) -10 (-18) -4 (-7) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -8 (-14) -15 (-26) -22 (-40) -29 (-52) -16 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -135 (-5) -88 (-3) -101 (-4) -125 (-5) -216 (-9) -79 (-3) +3 (+0) -14 (-1) -158 (-6) -237 (-9) -241 (-9) -156 (-6) -1548 (-61)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -10 ( -32) -5 ( -18) -7 ( -23) -9 ( -30) -8 ( -26) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10) -9 ( -30) -16 ( -52) -16 ( -53) -14 ( -45)   -100 ( -27)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 18' -1h 25' -0h 15' +0h 59' +2h 02' +2h 34' +2h 20' +1h 25' +0h 13' -1h 01' -2h 03' -2h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -36.3 -36.1 -36 -19.8 -3.2 +3.4 -2.5 -19.2 -35.9 -36 -36.2 -36.3   -24.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -16 -11 -13 -16 -14 -7 +13 +13 +1 -10 -13 -17   -7.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -31.4 (-57) -27.9 (-50) -22.3 (-40) -16 (-29) -10.4 (-19) -4.5 (-8) +3.1 (+6) +1.8 (+3) -5.9 (-11) -15 (-27) -23.2 (-42) -29.6 (-53) -15.1 (-27)

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