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Balkhash vs Columbus, Ks Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Balkhash, Kazakhstan and Columbus, Ks, Usa is approximately 10,633 km or 6,607 mi.
  • To reach Balkhash in this distance one would set out from Columbus, Ks bearing 6.8° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Balkhash bearing 172° or S .
  • Balkhash has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Columbus, Ks has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Balkhash is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Columbus, Ks is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 8.7 °C (15.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13 °C (23.4°F) more in Balkhash. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 942 mm (37.1 in) less which is equivalent to 942 l/m² (23.12 US gal/ft²) or 9,420,000 l/ha (1,007,061 US gal/ac) less. About 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.9° lower in Balkhash than in Columbus, Ks.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Balkhash relative to Columbus, Ks. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Columbus, Ks vs Balkhash.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-28) -15 (-28) -14 (-25) -8 (-14) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -13 (-24) -14 (-25) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -27 (-1) -37 (-1) -75 (-3) -82 (-3) -127 (-5) -109 (-4) -67 (-3) -89 (-3) -123 (-5) -88 (-3) -79 (-3) -40 (-2) -942 (-37)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 58' -0h 35' -0h 06' +0h 24' +0h 51' +1h 06' +0h 59' +0h 35' +0h 05' -0h 25' -0h 52' -1h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -10 -10 -10.1 -10 -10 -9.9 -9.8 -9.8 -9.7 -9.7 -9.7 -9.9   -9.9

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