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Pyongyang vs Zhengzhou Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Pyongyang, North Korea and Zhengzhou, China is approximately 1,180 km or 733 mi.
  • To reach Pyongyang in this distance one would set out from Zhengzhou bearing 62.5° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Pyongyang bearing 69.8° or ENE .
  • Pyongyang has a hot summer continental climate with dry winters (Dwa) whereas Zhengzhou has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Pyongyang is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Zhengzhou is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 4.7 °C (8.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5 °C (9°F) more in Pyongyang. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 355.2 mm (14 in) more which is equivalent to 355.2 l/m² (8.72 US gal/ft²) or 3,552,000 l/ha (379,732 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.3° lower in Pyongyang than in Zhengzhou.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-15) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -5 (-10) -5 (-10) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -5 (-9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -6 (-12) -6 (-11) -5 (-10) -5 (-9) -5 (-10) -3 (-5) -1 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -5 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +5 (+0) -1 (0) +3 (+0) +5 (+0) +10 (+0) +30 (+1) +135 (+5) +131 (+5) +19 (+1) -4 (0) +11 (+0) +12 (+0) +355 (+14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 21' -0h 13' -0h 02' +0h 09' +0h 19' +0h 24' +0h 21' +0h 13' +0h 02' -0h 09' -0h 19' -0h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -4.3 -4.3 -4.3 -4.3 -4.3 -4.3 -4.3 -4.3 -4.3 -4.3 -4.3 -4.3   -4.3

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