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Balkhash vs Khatgal Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Balkhash, Kazakhstan and Khatgal, Mongolia is approximately 1,879 km or 1,167 mi.
  • To reach Balkhash in this distance one would set out from Khatgal bearing 267.7° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Balkhash bearing 248.7° or WSW .
  • Balkhash has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Khatgal has a boreal subarctic climate with dry winters (Dwc).
  • Balkhash is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Khatgal is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 9.8 °C (17.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.2 °C (9.4°F) more in Balkhash. The continentality subtype is truly continental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 171.7 mm (6.8 in) less which is equivalent to 171.7 l/m² (4.21 US gal/ft²) or 1,717,000 l/ha (183,559 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.5° higher in Balkhash than in Khatgal.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +9 (+17) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +12 (+21) +11 (+19) +12 (+21) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +10 (+18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +9 (+0) +7 (+0) +8 (+0) +3 (+0) -7 (0) -34 (-1) -72 (-3) -64 (-3) -32 (-1) -4 (0) +3 (+0) +11 (+0) -172 (-7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 27' +0h 16' +0h 02' -0h 11' -0h 23' -0h 31' -0h 28' -0h 16' -0h 02' +0h 11' +0h 24' +0h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (┬°) +3.5 +3.6 +3.5 +3.6 +3.6 +3.5 +3.5 +3.5 +3.5 +3.5 +3.5 +3.5   +3.5

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