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Guangzhou vs Kolkata/ Calcutta Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Guangzhou, China and Kolkata/ Calcutta, India is approximately 2,575 km or 1,600 mi.
  • To reach Guangzhou in this distance one would set out from Kolkata/ Calcutta bearing 83.4° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Guangzhou bearing 93.3° or E .
  • Guangzhou has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa) whereas Kolkata/ Calcutta has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 5.1 °C (9.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.6 °C (8.3°F) more in Guangzhou. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 118 mm (4.6 in) less which is equivalent to 118 l/m² (2.9 US gal/ft²) or 1,180,000 l/ha (126,150 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.6° lower in Guangzhou than in Kolkata/ Calcutta.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Guangzhou relative to Kolkata/ Calcutta. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Kolkata/ Calcutta vs Guangzhou.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) 0 (+1) 1 (+1) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -6 (-10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -8 (-15) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -4 (-8) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -5 (-9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -4 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +32 (+1) +35 (+1) +50 (+2) +122 (+5) +142 (+6) -30 (-1) -183 (-7) -128 (-5) -116 (-5) -64 (-3) +16 (+1) +7 (+0) -118 (-5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 02' -0h 01' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 02' +0h 02' +0h 02' +0h 01' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 02' -0h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -0.7 -0.7 -0.7 -0.7 -0.7 +0.6 -0.6 -0.7 -0.6 -0.7 -0.6 -0.6   -0.6

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