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Balkhash vs Kastamonu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Balkhash, Kazakhstan and Kastamonu, Turkey is approximately 3,307 km or 2,055 mi.
  • To reach Balkhash in this distance one would set out from Kastamonu bearing 65.2° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Balkhash bearing 94.5° or E .
  • Balkhash has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Kastamonu has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 4.7 °C (8.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.1 °C (34.4°F) more in Balkhash. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 363.6 mm (14.3 in) less which is equivalent to 363.6 l/m² (8.92 US gal/ft²) or 3,636,000 l/ha (388,713 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.5° lower in Balkhash than in Kastamonu.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -11 (-19) -4 (-6) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +3 (+5) 0 (-1) -3 (-6) -10 (-18) -13 (-24) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -23 (-1) -20 (-1) -23 (-1) -47 (-2) -60 (-2) -46 (-2) -23 (-1) -22 (-1) -23 (-1) -31 (-1) -20 (-1) -26 (-1) -364 (-14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 35' -0h 21' -0h 03' +0h 14' +0h 31' +0h 40' +0h 36' +0h 21' +0h 03' -0h 15' -0h 31' -0h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5.5 -5.5 -5.6 -5.5 -5.5 -5.6 -5.5 -5.5 -5.5 -5.5 -5.4 -5.5   -5.5

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