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Beijing vs Samarkand Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Beijing, China and Samarkand, Uzbekistan is approximately 4,160 km or 2,585 mi.
  • To reach Beijing in this distance one would set out from Samarkand bearing 73.2° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Beijing bearing 106° or ESE .
  • Beijing has a hot summer continental climate with dry winters (Dwa) whereas Samarkand has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Beijing is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Samarkand is in or near the cool temperate desert scrub biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 1.7 °C (3.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.6 °C (8.3°F) more in Beijing. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 221.9 mm (8.7 in) more which is equivalent to 221.9 l/m² (5.45 US gal/ft²) or 2,219,000 l/ha (237,226 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/8 as much.
  • There are 209 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Beijing. In whichever way circa 0h 33' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.3° lower in Beijing than in Samarkand.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.4°C (2.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +0 (0) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) +-3 (-5) +-2 (-4) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) 0 (-1) 0 (-1) +0 (+1) +0 (+1) 0 (0) -3 (-6) -6 (-10) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -6 (-11) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -41 (-2) -33 (-1) -62 (-2) -37 (-1) -4 (0) +67 (+3) +172 (+7) +182 (+7) +45 (+2) -5 (0) -22 (-1) -39 (-2) +222 (+9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8 ( -26) -9 ( -32) -11 ( -35) -7 ( -23) -1 ( -3) +6 (+20) +12 (+39) +11 (+35) +6 (+20) -1 ( -3) -5 ( -17) -9 ( -29)   -16 ( -5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 40' +2h 20' +2h 32' +0h 36' -1h 25' -3h 32' -5h 44' -4h 48' -2h 36' +0h 07' +0h 56' +2h 11'   -0h 33'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 01' -0h 01' -0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 01' +0h 01' +0h 01' +0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -0.3 -0.3 -0.4 -0.3 -0.3 -0.3 -0.3 -0.3 -0.2 -0.3 -0.3 -0.3   -0.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -23 -23 -22 -18 -4 +14 +30 +32 +20 +0 -10 -21   -2.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.9 (-16) -8.1 (-15) -7.1 (-13) -5.6 (-10) -0.7 (-1) +4.1 (+7) +8.2 (+15) +9.2 (+17) +5.6 (+10) +0 (+0) -4.9 (-9) -8.9 (-16) -1.4 (-3)

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