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Banff, Ab vs Jiuquan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Banff, Ab, Canada and Jiuquan, China is approximately 9,374 km or 5,825 mi.
  • To reach Banff, Ab in this distance one would set out from Jiuquan bearing 20.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Banff, Ab bearing 154.4° or SSE .
  • Banff, Ab has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Jiuquan has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • Banff, Ab is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Jiuquan is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 4.3 °C (7.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.9 °C (10.6°F) less in Banff, Ab. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 379.9 mm (15 in) more which is equivalent to 379.9 l/m² (9.32 US gal/ft²) or 3,799,000 l/ha (406,138 US gal/ac) more. About 5 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.4° lower in Banff, Ab than in Jiuquan.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Banff, Ab relative to Jiuquan. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Jiuquan vs Banff, Ab.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) +-1 (-2) -5 (-10) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -5 (-8) -6 (-10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) -4 (-6) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -5 (-10) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -4 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +29 (+1) +22 (+1) +18 (+1) +28 (+1) +47 (+2) +46 (+2) +32 (+1) +34 (+1) +33 (+1) +28 (+1) +29 (+1) +34 (+1) +380 (+15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 18' -0h 46' -0h 08' +0h 31' +1h 08' +1h 29' +1h 20' +0h 46' +0h 07' -0h 32' -1h 09' -1h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -11.3 -11.2 -11.2 -11.2 -11.3 -11.5 -11.5 -11.7 -11.6 -11.6 -11.5 -11.4   -11.4

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