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Pyongyang vs Kuala Lumpur Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Pyongyang, North Korea and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is approximately 4,686 km or 2,912 mi.
  • To reach Pyongyang in this distance one would set out from Kuala Lumpur bearing 28.4° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Pyongyang bearing 37.7° or NE .
  • Pyongyang has a hot summer continental climate with dry winters (Dwa) whereas Kuala Lumpur has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Pyongyang is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Kuala Lumpur is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 17 °C (30.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 31 °C (55.8°F) more in Pyongyang. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1365.8 mm (53.8 in) less which is equivalent to 1365.8 l/m² (33.52 US gal/ft²) or 13,658,000 l/ha (1,460,131 US gal/ac) less. About 3/7 as much.
  • There are 459 more hours of sunlight per year in Pyongyang. In whichever way circa 1h 15' more per day or about 1 1/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.6° lower in Pyongyang than in Kuala Lumpur.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.9°C (25°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -35 (-63) -32 (-58) -26 (-47) -17 (-31) -11 (-20) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -7 (-13) -13 (-23) -23 (-41) -32 (-58) -17 (-31)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -34 (-61) -31 (-56) -25 (-45) -17 (-31) -11 (-20) -6 (-12) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -8 (-14) -15 (-26) -22 (-40) -30 (-55) -17 (-31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -35 (-63) -32 (-58) -26 (-47) -19 (-34) -13 (-23) -8 (-14) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -8 (-14) -17 (-31) -24 (-43) -32 (-58) -18 (-33)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -149 (-6) -132 (-5) -190 (-7) -232 (-9) -121 (-5) -36 (-1) +153 (+6) +102 (+4) -83 (-3) -230 (-9) -239 (-9) -209 (-8) -1366 (-54)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -13 ( -42) -12 ( -42) -13 ( -42) -16 ( -53) -10 ( -32) -6 ( -20) +1 (+3) -4 ( -13) -10 ( -33) -15 ( -48) -15 ( -50) -14 ( -45)   -127 ( -35)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 17' -0h 04' +1h 09' +2h 02' +2h 17' +2h 06' +0h 15' +0h 34' +2h 14' +2h 32' +1h 10' +0h 27'   +1h 15'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 14' -1h 23' -0h 15' +0h 57' +1h 59' +2h 30' +2h 16' +1h 23' +0h 13' -0h 59' -2h 00' -2h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -35.8 -35.6 -35.5 -18.5 -1.8 +4.7 -1.2 -17.8 -35.4 -35.5 -35.7 -35.9   -23.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +14 +10 +8 +0 +0 +8 +17 +18 +11 +8 +7 +13   +9.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -28.9 (-52) -26.6 (-48) -21.1 (-38) -16.3 (-29) -10.6 (-19) -4.2 (-8) +1.5 (+3) +2 (+4) -4.8 (-9) -12.3 (-22) -19.8 (-36) -25.7 (-46) -13.9 (-25)

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