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Medan, Sumatra vs Shanghai Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Medan, Sumatra, Indonesia and Shanghai, China is approximately 3,891 km or 2,418 mi.
  • To reach Medan, Sumatra in this distance one would set out from Shanghai bearing 222.4° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Medan, Sumatra bearing 215.3° or SW .
  • Medan, Sumatra has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Shanghai has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Medan, Sumatra is in or near the tropical moist forest biome whereas Shanghai is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 10.4 °C (18.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.1 °C (41.6°F) less in Medan, Sumatra. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1014 mm (39.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1014 l/m (24.89 US gal/ft) or 10,140,000 l/ha (1,084,033 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.8° higher in Medan, Sumatra than in Shanghai.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.4°C (11.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+38) +22 (+40) +18 (+33) +13 (+24) +9 (+15) +5 (+9) 0 (+1) 1 (+1) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +13 (+24) +18 (+33) +11 (+20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+40) +21 (+39) +18 (+32) +12 (+21) +8 (+14) +4 (+6) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) +2 (+4) +8 (+14) +14 (+24) +20 (+36) +10 (+19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+39) +21 (+37) +17 (+30) +12 (+22) +7 (+13) +2 (+3) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) +2 (+3) +7 (+13) +13 (+24) +20 (+35) +10 (+17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +99 (+4) +35 (+1) +29 (+1) +49 (+2) +131 (+5) -2 (0) +45 (+2) +63 (+2) +51 (+2) +196 (+8) +196 (+8) +123 (+5) +1014 (+40)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +3 (+10) -2 ( -7) -2 ( -6) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6) -3 ( -10) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +10 (+32) +11 (+37) +8 (+26)   +36 (+10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 36' +0h 59' +0h 10' -0h 41' -1h 25' -1h 47' -1h 37' -0h 59' -0h 09' +0h 42' +1h 26' +1h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +27.6 +27.4 +27.3 +11.1 -5.5 -12.1 -6.2 +10.5 +27.2 +27.3 +27.5 +27.6   +15.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -12 -18 -18 -17 -17 -21 -25 -23 -17 -10 -9 -9   -16.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +19 (+34) +16.6 (+30) +12.8 (+23) +7.6 (+14) +3.7 (+7) -1.1 (-2) -7.4 (-13) -6.8 (-12) -1.3 (-2) +5.3 (+10) +11.2 (+20) +17.2 (+31) +6.4 (+12)

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