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Detroit, Michigan vs Vientiane Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Detroit, Michigan, Usa and Vientiane, Laos is approximately 13,296 km or 8,262 mi.
  • To reach Detroit, Michigan in this distance one would set out from Vientiane bearing 5° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Detroit, Michigan bearing 173.5° or S .
  • Detroit, Michigan has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Vientiane has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Detroit, Michigan is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Vientiane is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 16.7 °C (30°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.7 °C (37.3°F) more in Detroit, Michigan. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 820.2 mm (32.3 in) less which is equivalent to 820.2 l/m² (20.13 US gal/ft²) or 8,202,000 l/ha (876,848 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 82 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Detroit, Michigan. In whichever way circa 0h 14' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.5° lower in Detroit, Michigan than in Vientiane.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 19.5°C (35°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Detroit, Michigan relative to Vientiane. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Vientiane vs Detroit, Michigan.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-44) -24 (-42) -20 (-36) -15 (-26) -8 (-14) -2 (-4) 1 (+1) 0 (-1) -4 (-8) -11 (-19) -15 (-27) -21 (-37) -12 (-21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-48) -28 (-50) -25 (-44) -20 (-36) -13 (-23) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -10 (-17) -16 (-28) -20 (-35) -24 (-43) -17 (-30)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-46) -27 (-48) -24 (-44) -21 (-38) -16 (-29) -12 (-21) -9 (-15) -9 (-17) -13 (-23) -18 (-33) -19 (-34) -23 (-41) -18 (-32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +39 (+2) +32 (+1) +29 (+1) -10 (0) -180 (-7) -181 (-7) -185 (-7) -235 (-9) -222 (-9) -34 (-1) +58 (+2) +69 (+3) -820 (-32)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +10 (+35) +9 (+29) +3 (+10) -4 ( -13) -8 ( -27) -9 ( -29) -11 ( -35) -6 ( -20) +3 (+10) +9 (+30) +13 (+42)   +20 (+6)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 54' -3h 09' -1h 23' -0h 34' +2h 07' +5h 48' +4h 05' +4h 34' +2h 08' -1h 29' -4h 50' -5h 15'   -0h 14'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 45' -1h 04' -0h 11' +0h 44' +1h 33' +1h 58' +1h 47' +1h 04' +0h 10' -0h 46' -1h 34' -1h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -24.1 -24 -24 -24.1 -19.6 -13.3 -19 -24.4 -24.4 -24.3 -24.3 -24.2   -22.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2 +0 -4 -15 -26 -29 -31 -31 -29 -23 -7 +1   -16
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -24.9 (-45) -25.9 (-47) -23.7 (-43) -22.5 (-41) -18.5 (-33) -14.3 (-26) -12.3 (-22) -12.9 (-23) -16 (-29) -20.3 (-37) -20.1 (-36) -22.1 (-40) -19.5 (-35)

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