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Lake Charles, Louisiana vs Padang, Sumatra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lake Charles, Louisiana, Usa and Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia is approximately 16,466 km or 10,232 mi.
  • To reach Lake Charles, Louisiana in this distance one would set out from Padang, Sumatra bearing 22.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lake Charles, Louisiana bearing 153.6° or SSE .
  • Lake Charles, Louisiana has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Padang, Sumatra has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Lake Charles, Louisiana is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Padang, Sumatra is in or near the tropical wet forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 7.1 °C (12.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.7 °C (31.9°F) more in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 3373 mm (132.8 in) less which is equivalent to 3373 l/m² (82.78 US gal/ft²) or 33,730,000 l/ha (3,605,961 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.7° lower in Lake Charles, Louisiana than in Padang, Sumatra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.1°C (14.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -14 (-24) -10 (-17) -6 (-10) -2 (-4) 1 (+1) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) 0 (+1) -3 (-6) -8 (-15) -13 (-23) -6 (-10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -15 (-27) -11 (-20) -7 (-12) -3 (-6) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) -6 (-12) -11 (-20) -15 (-27) -7 (-13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -9 (-17) -5 (-10) -1 (-2) +0 (+0) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -9 (-15) -13 (-23) -17 (-30) -9 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -246 (-10) -161 (-6) -271 (-11) -324 (-13) -196 (-8) -163 (-6) -120 (-5) -215 (-8) -315 (-12) -473 (-19) -473 (-19) -417 (-16) -3373 (-133)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6 ( -19) -4 ( -14) -7 ( -23) -9 ( -30) -6 ( -19) -3 ( -10) +1 (+3) -3 ( -10) -8 ( -27) -14 ( -45) -13 ( -43) -10 ( -32)   -82 ( -22)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 45' -1h 05' -0h 12' +0h 45' +1h 33' +1h 57' +1h 46' +1h 05' +0h 10' -0h 46' -1h 34' -1h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -30.8 -30.4 -27.6 -5.3 +11.2 +17.7 +11.6 -5.1 -27.2 -30.7 -30.9 -31   -14.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 -1 -6 -7 -7 -6 +0 -3 -5 -13 -11 -4   -5.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -15.8 (-28) -14.4 (-26) -11.9 (-21) -8.2 (-15) -4.9 (-9) -1.8 (-3) +0.8 (+1) -0.1 (0) -2.8 (-5) -9.3 (-17) -13.3 (-24) -15.3 (-28) -8.1 (-15)

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