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Basel vs Kowloon, Hong Kong Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Basel, Switzerland and Kowloon, Hong Kong, Hong Kong is approximately 9,358 km or 5,815 mi.
  • To reach Basel in this distance one would set out from Kowloon, Hong Kong bearing 319.4° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Basel bearing 243° or WSW .
  • Basel has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Kowloon, Hong Kong has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • The mean annual temperature is 13.5 °C (24.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6 °C (10.8°F) more in Basel. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1431 mm (56.3 in) less which is equivalent to 1431 l/m² (35.12 US gal/ft²) or 14,310,000 l/ha (1,529,834 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 284 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Basel. In whichever way circa 0h 46' less per day or about 6/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.9° lower in Basel than in Kowloon, Hong Kong.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.4°C (24.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Basel relative to Kowloon, Hong Kong. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Kowloon, Hong Kong vs Basel.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-26) -13 (-23) -9 (-17) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -10 (-19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -13 (-24) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -10 (-19) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -16 (-30) -17 (-30) -14 (-24)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -14 (-24) -13 (-24) -16 (-28) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -16 (-30) -16 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +30 (+1) -8 (0) -19 (-1) -107 (-4) -241 (-9) -283 (-11) -238 (-9) -297 (-12) -221 (-9) -85 (-3) +21 (+1) +17 (+1) -1431 (-56)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +3 (+11) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10) -8 ( -27) -7 ( -23) -5 ( -16) -3 ( -10) +3 (+10) +7 (+23) +7 (+23)   +1 (+0)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 40' -0h 38' +1h 29' +1h 36' +1h 15' +1h 50' +0h 32' +0h 15' -1h 16' -3h 32' -4h 16' -3h 52'   -0h 46'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 05' -1h 16' -0h 13' +0h 52' +1h 50' +2h 21' +2h 07' +1h 16' +0h 11' -0h 54' -1h 51' -2h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -25.1 -25 -25.1 -25.1 -25 -22.9 -24.8 -25.3 -25.3 -25.2 -25.2 -25.2   -24.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +10 +0 -11 -15 -13 -12 -11 -10 +0 +12 +14 +15   -1.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -13.2 (-24) -14.3 (-26) -14.2 (-26) -15.8 (-28) -14.2 (-26) -12.9 (-23) -11.8 (-21) -12.1 (-22) -12.2 (-22) -13.4 (-24) -13.2 (-24) -13.2 (-24) -13.4 (-24)

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