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Balkhash vs Kolda Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Balkhash, Kazakhstan and Kolda, Senegal is approximately 8,964 km or 5,570 mi.
  • To reach Balkhash in this distance one would set out from Kolda bearing 43.8° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Balkhash bearing 98.9° or E .
  • Balkhash has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Kolda has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Balkhash is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Kolda is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 22.7 °C (40.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 31.8 °C (57.2°F) more in Balkhash. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 901.7 mm (35.5 in) less which is equivalent to 901.7 l/m² (22.13 US gal/ft²) or 9,017,000 l/ha (963,977 US gal/ac) less. About 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29.5° lower in Balkhash than in Kolda.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -40 (-72) -40 (-71) -35 (-63) -25 (-45) -16 (-28) -9 (-16) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -12 (-22) -21 (-38) -31 (-56) -35 (-64) -23 (-41)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +10 (+0) +7 (+0) +10 (+0) +10 (+0) -4 (0) -95 (-4) -244 (-10) -279 (-11) -245 (-10) -89 (-4) +5 (+0) +12 (+0) -902 (-36)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 32' -1h 33' -0h 17' +1h 04' +2h 14' +2h 51' +2h 35' +1h 33' +0h 14' -1h 06' -2h 16' -2h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -34 -33.9 -34 -34 -19.3 -12.9 -18.8 -33.7 -33.8 -33.7 -33.8 -34   -29.5

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