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Bishop, Ca vs Xichang Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Bishop, Ca, Usa and Xichang, China is approximately 11,611 km or 7,215 mi.
  • To reach Bishop, Ca in this distance one would set out from Xichang bearing 32.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Bishop, Ca bearing 143.5° or SE .
  • Bishop, Ca has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Xichang has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Bishop, Ca is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Xichang is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.6 °C (6.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.4 °C (15.1°F) more in Bishop, Ca. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 837.4 mm (33 in) less which is equivalent to 837.4 l/m² (20.55 US gal/ft²) or 8,374,000 l/ha (895,236 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.5° lower in Bishop, Ca than in Xichang.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Bishop, Ca relative to Xichang. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Xichang vs Bishop, Ca.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -5 (-8) -6 (-11) -5 (-8) -1 (-1) +6 (+11) +9 (+15) +7 (+13) 6 (+10) 2 (+4) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) 0 (+0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -4 (-8) +0 (+1) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) 0 (-1) -3 (-5) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -4 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -9 (-17) -11 (-19) -11 (-19) -9 (-17) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -10 (-19) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +22 (+1) +20 (+1) -2 (0) -21 (-1) -88 (-3) -178 (-7) -204 (-8) -172 (-7) -147 (-6) -75 (-3) -5 (0) +15 (+1) -837 (-33)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 42' -0h 26' -0h 04' +0h 17' +0h 37' +0h 47' +0h 42' +0h 26' +0h 04' -0h 18' -0h 37' -0h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -9.3 -9.2 -9.2 -9.2 -9.3 -9.4 -9.5 -9.6 -9.7 -9.7 -9.6 -9.5   -9.5

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