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Portland, Maine vs Kunming Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Portland, Maine, Usa and Kunming, China is approximately 12,346 km or 7,672 mi.
  • To reach Portland, Maine in this distance one would set out from Kunming bearing 354.6° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Portland, Maine bearing 186.8° or S .
  • Portland, Maine has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Kunming has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Portland, Maine is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Kunming is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 7.2 °C (13°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.4 °C (25.9°F) more in Portland, Maine. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 119.6 mm (4.7 in) more which is equivalent to 119.6 l/m² (2.94 US gal/ft²) or 1,196,000 l/ha (127,860 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/8 as much.
  • There are 420 more hours of sunlight per year in Portland, Maine. In whichever way circa 1h 07' more per day or about 1 1/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.5° lower in Portland, Maine than in Kunming.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.8°C (15.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Portland, Maine relative to Kunming. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Kunming vs Portland, Maine.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -17 (-30) -15 (-27) -12 (-22) -7 (-13) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -6 (-10) -9 (-16) -13 (-24) -8 (-14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -14 (-26) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) -2 (-4) -6 (-10) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -7 (-13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -13 (-24) -10 (-17) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -10 (-19) -8 (-14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +78 (+3) +72 (+3) +77 (+3) +77 (+3) +0 (+0) -86 (-3) -126 (-5) -133 (-5) -43 (-2) +11 (+0) +91 (+4) +102 (+4) +120 (+5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +7 (+25) +8 (+26) +6 (+20) +1 (+3) -6 ( -20) -10 ( -32) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -17) -4 ( -13) +5 (+17) +8 (+26)   +17 (+5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 27' -2h 28' -1h 23' -0h 54' +2h 11' +6h 00' +6h 52' +5h 09' +3h 54' +1h 05' -1h 30' -1h 56'   +1h 07'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 28' -0h 54' -0h 09' +0h 37' +1h 18' +1h 39' +1h 30' +0h 54' +0h 08' -0h 38' -1h 19' -1h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -18.5 -18.4 -18.4 -18.4 -18.5 -18.6 -18.5 -18.8 -18.8 -18.7 -18.7 -18.6   -18.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 +0 +4 +0 -27 -15 -19 -19 -16 -17 -9 -8   -10.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -12.5 (-23) -12.9 (-23) -9.7 (-17) -9 (-16) -12.5 (-23) -6 (-11) -3.7 (-7) -3.8 (-7) -5.8 (-10) -9.2 (-17) -8.8 (-16) -11.5 (-21) -8.8 (-16)

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