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Penang/ Bayan Lepas vs Cherrapunji, Meghalaya Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Penang/ Bayan Lepas, Malaysia and Cherrapunji, Meghalaya, India is approximately 2,398 km or 1,490 mi.
  • To reach Penang/ Bayan Lepas in this distance one would set out from Cherrapunji, Meghalaya bearing 156.3° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Penang/ Bayan Lepas bearing 158.6° or SSE .
  • Penang/ Bayan Lepas has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Cherrapunji, Meghalaya has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • The annual mean temperature is 9.6 °C (17.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.2 °C (13°F) less in Penang/ Bayan Lepas. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 9012.4 mm (354.8 in) less which is equivalent to 9012.4 l/m² (221.19 US gal/ft²) or 90,124,000 l/ha (9,634,854 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.7° higher in Penang/ Bayan Lepas than in Cherrapunji, Meghalaya.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Penang/ Bayan Lepas relative to Cherrapunji, Meghalaya. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Cherrapunji, Meghalaya vs Penang/ Bayan Lepas.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +13 (+24) +11 (+19) +9 (+17) +9 (+15) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +11 (+19) +14 (+25) +10 (+17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +49 (+2) +35 (+1) -33 (-1) -385 (-15) -1502 (-59) -2744 (-108) -2265 (-89) -1586 (-62) -812 (-32) -64 (-3) +185 (+7) +109 (+4) -9012 (-355)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 06' +0h 41' +0h 07' -0h 28' -0h 59' -1h 14' -1h 07' -0h 41' -0h 06' +0h 29' +0h 59' +1h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +19.8 +19.8 +19.7 +6.9 -9.8 -16.2 -10.3 +6.2 +19.7 +19.7 +19.9 +20   +9.7

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