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Pyongyang vs Sydney, New South Wales Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Pyongyang, North Korea and Sydney, New South Wales, Australia is approximately 8,518 km or 5,293 mi.
  • To reach Pyongyang in this distance one would set out from Sydney, New South Wales bearing 340° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Pyongyang bearing 338.5° or NNW .
  • Pyongyang has a hot summer continental climate with dry winters (Dwa) whereas Sydney, New South Wales has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Pyongyang is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Sydney, New South Wales is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 8.6 °C (15.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22.2 °C (40°F) more in Pyongyang. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 301.7 mm (11.9 in) less which is equivalent to 301.7 l/m² (7.4 US gal/ft²) or 3,017,000 l/ha (322,537 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • There are 261 more hours of sunlight per year in Pyongyang. In whichever way circa 0h 43' more per day or about 1 1/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.4° lower in Pyongyang than in Sydney, New South Wales.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.7°C (10.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Pyongyang relative to Sydney, New South Wales. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Sydney, New South Wales vs Pyongyang.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-52) -25 (-45) -18 (-33) -7 (-13) 2 (+3) +9 (+17) +12 (+21) +11 (+19) +5 (+8) -3 (-6) -15 (-26) -26 (-46) -7 (-13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-55) -27 (-49) -20 (-35) -9 (-17) 0 (0) +7 (+13) +11 (+21) +11 (+19) +3 (+5) -7 (-12) -16 (-29) -26 (-47) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -32 (-58) -29 (-53) -21 (-38) -11 (-20) -2 (-4) +5 (+10) +12 (+21) +12 (+21) +3 (+5) -8 (-15) -17 (-31) -28 (-51) -10 (-18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -116 (-5) -114 (-4) -135 (-5) -80 (-3) -38 (-2) -49 (-2) +225 (+9) +149 (+6) +45 (+2) -46 (-2) -80 (-3) -64 (-3) -302 (-12)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -10 ( -32) -10 ( -35) -10 ( -32) -8 ( -27) -7 ( -23) -5 ( -17) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -19) -5 ( -17) -9 ( -29)   -75 ( -21)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 48' +0h 36' +1h 23' +2h 14' +2h 46' +3h 24' +0h 40' +0h 03' +0h 44' +0h 32' -1h 32' -1h 27'   +0h 43'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 23' -2h 43' -0h 29' +1h 52' +3h 53' +4h 54' +4h 26' +2h 43' +0h 25' -1h 56' -3h 56' -4h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -44.9 -26.3 -4.9 +18.4 +35.1 +41.7 +35.8 +19.1 -3.6 -26.3 -44.6 -52   -4.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +10 +4 +1 -2 +2 +8 +21 +24 +20 +16 +13 +12   +10.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -26.6 (-48) -24.6 (-44) -18 (-32) -9.4 (-17) +0.4 (+1) +8.5 (+15) +15.6 (+28) +15.5 (+28) +7.3 (+13) -2.6 (-5) -12.4 (-22) -22 (-40) -5.7 (-10)

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