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Medan, Sumatra vs Bangkok Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Medan, Sumatra, Indonesia and Bangkok, Thailand is approximately 1,148 km or 714 mi.
  • To reach Medan, Sumatra in this distance one would set out from Bangkok bearing 190.5° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Medan, Sumatra bearing 190.2° or S .
  • Medan, Sumatra has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Bangkok has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Medan, Sumatra is in or near the tropical moist forest biome whereas Bangkok is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 1.6 °C (2.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.1 °C (5.6°F) less in Medan, Sumatra. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 627 mm (24.7 in) more which is equivalent to 627 l/m (15.39 US gal/ft) or 6,270,000 l/ha (670,305 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.3° higher in Medan, Sumatra than in Bangkok.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.2°C (9.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-2 (-4) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +-1 (-2) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) -1 (-3) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +0 (+1) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -1 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +129 (+5) +64 (+3) +81 (+3) +86 (+3) +25 (+1) +1 (+0) +18 (+1) -1 (0) -137 (-5) +14 (+1) +199 (+8) +148 (+6) +627 (+25)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +12 (+39) +7 (+25) +7 (+23) +10 (+33) +5 (+16) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +5 (+16) +14 (+47) +15 (+48)   +78 (+21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 31' +0h 19' +0h 03' -0h 13' -0h 28' -0h 35' -0h 32' -0h 19' -0h 03' +0h 14' +0h 28' +0h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +10.1 +10 +9.8 -6.4 -10.1 -10.2 -10.1 -6.8 +9.8 +10 +10.1 +10.2   +2.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -8 -16 -16 -15 -17 -18 -23 -22 -19 -16 -13 -8   -15.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -1.7 (-3) -5.1 (-9) -6.4 (-12) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -5.7 (-10) -7.5 (-14) -7 (-13) -5.8 (-10) -4.9 (-9) -3.7 (-7) -1.5 (-3) -5.2 (-9)

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