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Maquinchao vs Tacna Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Maquinchao, Argentina and Tacna, Peru is approximately 2,584 km or 1,606 mi.
  • To reach Maquinchao in this distance one would set out from Tacna bearing 177.1° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Maquinchao bearing 176.3° or S .
  • Maquinchao has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Tacna has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Maquinchao is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Tacna is in or near the warm temperate desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 8.3 °C (14.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.9 °C (14.2°F) more in Maquinchao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 167.4 mm (6.6 in) more which is equivalent to 167.4 l/m² (4.11 US gal/ft²) or 1,674,000 l/ha (178,962 US gal/ac) more. About 6 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.3° lower in Maquinchao than in Tacna.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -6 (-10) -9 (-15) -11 (-20) -13 (-24) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -5 (-10) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -7 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -6 (-10) -8 (-14) -10 (-19) -12 (-21) -13 (-24) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -8 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -9 (-15) -10 (-18) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -10 (-18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +14 (+1) +18 (+1) +23 (+1) +15 (+1) +21 (+1) +16 (+1) +13 (+1) +9 (+0) +3 (+0) +11 (+0) +12 (+0) +14 (+1) +167 (+7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 39' +1h 01' +0h 11' -0h 42' -1h 27' -1h 51' -1h 40' -1h 01' -0h 09' +0h 43' +1h 28' +1h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -18.4 -22.7 -23.2 -23.2 -23.2 -23.2 -23.1 -23.2 -23.1 -22.5 -17.6 -12.4   -21.3

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