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Adelaide, South Australia vs Kuala Lumpur Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Adelaide, South Australia, Australia and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is approximately 5,725 km or 3,558 mi.
  • To reach Adelaide, South Australia in this distance one would set out from Kuala Lumpur bearing 141° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Adelaide, South Australia bearing 129.9° or SE .
  • Adelaide, South Australia has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Kuala Lumpur has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Adelaide, South Australia is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Kuala Lumpur is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 10.2 °C (18.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.8 °C (17.6°F) more in Adelaide, South Australia. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1918.7 mm (75.5 in) less which is equivalent to 1918.7 l/m² (47.09 US gal/ft²) or 19,187,000 l/ha (2,051,218 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • There are 288 more hours of sunlight per year in Adelaide, South Australia. In whichever way circa 0h 47' more per day or about 1 1/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.3° lower in Adelaide, South Australia than in Kuala Lumpur.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.7°C (26.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Adelaide, South Australia relative to Kuala Lumpur. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Kuala Lumpur vs Adelaide, South Australia.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -11 (-19) -15 (-26) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -8 (-15) -6 (-11) -11 (-20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -7 (-12) -10 (-18) -13 (-24) -15 (-28) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -10 (-18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-12) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -13 (-24) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -16 (-28) -13 (-24) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -8 (-14) -11 (-20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -144 (-6) -125 (-5) -197 (-8) -247 (-10) -127 (-5) -77 (-3) -63 (-2) -95 (-4) -152 (-6) -235 (-9) -253 (-10) -206 (-8) -1919 (-76)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -12 ( -39) -11 ( -39) -12 ( -39) -11 ( -37) -4 ( -13) +2 (+7) +5 (+16) +2 (+6) -4 ( -13) -10 ( -32) -14 ( -47) -12 ( -39)   -81 ( -22)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 48' +1h 54' +1h 17' -0h 18' -1h 29' -2h 30' -2h 13' -1h 05' +0h 42' +1h 48' +3h 36' +4h 00'   +0h 47'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 13' +1h 22' +0h 15' -0h 57' -1h 58' -2h 29' -2h 15' -1h 23' -0h 13' +0h 59' +1h 59' +2h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +8 -10.4 -31.7 -38 -38 -38.1 -38 -38 -32.8 -10.3 +7.9 +15   -20.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -29 -27 -21 -17 -11 +1 +0 -4 -14 -22 -30 -28   -16.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -13.8 (-25) -13.2 (-24) -13 (-23) -14.1 (-25) -15.1 (-27) -14.3 (-26) -14.8 (-27) -15 (-27) -15.8 (-28) -16 (-29) -16.4 (-30) -14.6 (-26) -14.7 (-26)

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