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Lake Charles, Louisiana vs Port Elizabeth Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lake Charles, Louisiana, Usa and Port Elizabeth, South Africa is approximately 14,320 km or 8,899 mi.
  • To reach Lake Charles, Louisiana in this distance one would set out from Port Elizabeth bearing 283.6° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lake Charles, Louisiana bearing 291.3° or WNW .
  • Lake Charles, Louisiana has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Port Elizabeth has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • Lake Charles, Louisiana is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Port Elizabeth is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 2.7 °C (4.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.7 °C (17.5°F) more in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 867 mm (34.1 in) more which is equivalent to 867 l/m² (21.28 US gal/ft²) or 8,670,000 l/ha (926,881 US gal/ac) more. About 2 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.6° higher in Lake Charles, Louisiana than in Port Elizabeth.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.6°C (2.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lake Charles, Louisiana relative to Port Elizabeth. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Port Elizabeth vs Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-17) -9 (-15) -4 (-6) +3 (+5) +7 (+12) +12 (+21) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +10 (+19) +6 (+10) 0 (-1) -7 (-12) +3 (+5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-19) -9 (-17) -5 (-8) +2 (+4) +8 (+14) +13 (+23) +14 (+26) +14 (+25) +10 (+19) +4 (+7) -2 (-4) -8 (-14) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -10 (-19) -6 (-10) +2 (+3) +9 (+16) +14 (+25) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +10 (+19) +2 (+4) -4 (-7) -9 (-15) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +79 (+3) +51 (+2) +30 (+1) +27 (+1) +85 (+3) +64 (+3) +85 (+3) +71 (+3) +82 (+3) +95 (+4) +104 (+4) +94 (+4) +867 (+34)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +4 (+13) +2 (+7) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +7 (+23) +4 (+13) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6) +1 (+3) +3 (+10)   +26 (+7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 41' -2h 18' -0h 25' +1h 35' +3h 16' +4h 07' +3h 45' +2h 18' +0h 21' -1h 38' -3h 19' -4h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -35.7 -16.9 +4.6 +27.8 +44.3 +50.7 +44.5 +27.8 +5.1 -17.6 -35.8 -42.9   +4.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -11 -16 -22 -21 -20 -20 -13 -17 -20 -26 -22 -13   -18.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -12.1 (-22) -12.4 (-22) -9.1 (-16) -2.6 (-5) +2.8 (+5) +7.6 (+14) +10.7 (+19) +9.3 (+17) +5.5 (+10) -1.9 (-3) -7 (-13) -10.1 (-18) -1.6 (-3)

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