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Lafayette, La vs Sao Luis Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lafayette, La, Usa and Sao Luis, Brazil is approximately 6,228 km or 3,870 mi.
  • To reach Lafayette, La in this distance one would set out from Sao Luis bearing 309.6° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lafayette, La bearing 297° or WNW .
  • Lafayette, La has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Sao Luis has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Lafayette, La is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Sao Luis is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 6.2 °C (11.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.2 °C (29.2°F) more in Lafayette, La. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 842.8 mm (33.2 in) less which is equivalent to 842.8 l/m² (20.68 US gal/ft²) or 8,428,000 l/ha (901,009 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.7° lower in Lafayette, La than in Sao Luis.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lafayette, La relative to Sao Luis. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Sao Luis vs Lafayette, La.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-26) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) -1 (-1) -5 (-8) -10 (-17) -13 (-24) -5 (-9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -14 (-24) -10 (-17) -6 (-10) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) -1 (-1) -6 (-11) -11 (-20) -15 (-26) -6 (-11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -12 (-22) -8 (-15) -5 (-8) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -9 (-17) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -9 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -130 (-5) -273 (-11) -317 (-12) -369 (-15) -189 (-7) -40 (-2) +39 (+2) +105 (+4) +116 (+5) +85 (+3) +86 (+3) +44 (+2) -843 (-33)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 50' -1h 08' -0h 12' +0h 47' +1h 38' +2h 03' +1h 52' +1h 08' +0h 10' -0h 49' -1h 39' -2h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -32.5 -32.1 -26.4 -3.7 +12.8 +19.2 +13.1 -3.8 -26.1 -32.1 -32.5 -32.7   -14.7

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