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Medan, Sumatra vs Dhaka Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Medan, Sumatra, Indonesia and Dhaka, Bangladesh is approximately 2,397 km or 1,489 mi.
  • To reach Medan, Sumatra in this distance one would set out from Dhaka bearing 157.2° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Medan, Sumatra bearing 159.2° or SSE .
  • Medan, Sumatra has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Dhaka has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Medan, Sumatra is in or near the tropical moist forest biome whereas Dhaka is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 0.1 °C (0.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8 °C (14.4°F) less in Medan, Sumatra. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 250 mm (9.8 in) more which is equivalent to 250 l/m² (6.14 US gal/ft²) or 2,500,000 l/ha (267,267 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.3° higher in Medan, Sumatra than in Dhaka.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.2°C (0.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 1 (+2) 1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +0 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +6 (+11) +0 (+0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +2 (+4) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +3 (+5) +8 (+14) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +130 (+5) +62 (+2) +49 (+2) +14 (+1) +0 (+0) -165 (-6) -156 (-6) -141 (-6) -41 (-2) +122 (+5) +223 (+9) +153 (+6) +250 (+10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +5 (+18) +5 (+16) +4 (+13) -1 ( -3) -10 ( -33) -13 ( -42) -11 ( -35) -3 ( -10) +11 (+35) +17 (+57) +15 (+48)   +30 (+8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 05' +0h 41' +0h 07' -0h 28' -0h 58' -1h 13' -1h 06' -0h 41' -0h 06' +0h 29' +0h 59' +1h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +20 +19.8 +19.7 +3.5 -13.1 -19.5 -13.5 +2.9 +19.6 +19.8 +19.9 +20   +8.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +12 +12 +16 +7 -9 -16 -20 -17 -12 -3 +3 +5   -1.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +6.9 (+12) +8 (+14) +4.7 (+8) +0.1 (+0) -4 (-7) -5.6 (-10) -7.6 (-14) -6.9 (-12) -5.6 (-10) -1.6 (-3) +2.6 (+5) +6.9 (+12) -0.2 (0)

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