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Yining vs Balkhash Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Yining, China and Balkhash, Kazakhstan is approximately 593 km or 368 mi.
  • To reach Yining in this distance one would set out from Balkhash bearing 121.3° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Yining bearing 125.8° or SE .
  • Both have a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Yining is in or near the cool temperate desert scrub biome whereas Balkhash is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.8 °C (6.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8 °C (14.4°F) less in Yining. The continentality subtype is truly continental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 134.6 mm (5.3 in) more which is equivalent to 134.6 l/m² (3.3 US gal/ft²) or 1,346,000 l/ha (143,896 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3° higher in Yining than in Balkhash.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Yining relative to Balkhash. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Balkhash vs Yining.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +1 (+2) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +7 (+0) +10 (+0) +11 (+0) +16 (+1) +16 (+1) +8 (+0) +13 (+1) +3 (+0) +11 (+0) +16 (+1) +16 (+1) +7 (+0) +135 (+5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 19' +0h 11' +0h 02' -0h 08' -0h 17' -0h 22' -0h 20' -0h 11' -0h 01' +0h 08' +0h 17' +0h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +2.9 +2.9 +3 +2.9 +2.9 +3 +3 +3 +3 +3 +2.9 +3   +3

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