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Kowloon, Hong Kong vs Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kowloon, Hong Kong, Hong Kong and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Usa is approximately 13,032 km or 8,098 mi.
  • To reach Kowloon, Hong Kong in this distance one would set out from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania bearing 350.2° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Kowloon, Hong Kong bearing 188.1° or S .
  • Kowloon, Hong Kong has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa) whereas Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The annual mean temperature is 10.6 °C (19.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.7 °C (22.9°F) less in Kowloon, Hong Kong. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1163.2 mm (45.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1163.2 l/m² (28.55 US gal/ft²) or 11,632,000 l/ha (1,243,538 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/9 as much.
  • There are 649 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kowloon, Hong Kong. In whichever way circa 1h 47' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.3° higher in Kowloon, Hong Kong than in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Relative humidity levels are 25% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.5°C (27.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Kowloon, Hong Kong relative to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania vs Kowloon, Hong Kong.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+28) +14 (+24) +10 (+19) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) +1 (+3) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +9 (+16) +11 (+21) +14 (+26) +8 (+15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+30) +15 (+28) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +8 (+14) +12 (+21) +13 (+24) +16 (+28) +11 (+19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+34) +18 (+32) +16 (+28) +15 (+26) +12 (+22) +9 (+17) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +11 (+19) +15 (+27) +16 (+29) +18 (+32) +14 (+24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -59 (-2) -23 (-1) -21 (-1) +70 (+3) +222 (+9) +281 (+11) +215 (+8) +295 (+12) +213 (+8) +79 (+3) -50 (-2) -59 (-2) +1163 (+46)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6 ( -19) -1 ( -4) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +5 (+16) +11 (+37) +9 (+29) +7 (+23) +6 (+20) 0 ( 0) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -16)   +22 (+6)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 03' -2h 18' -3h 42' -3h 44' -3h 23' -4h 50' -2h 42' -1h 50' -1h 08' +0h 19' +1h 02' +0h 56'   -1h 47'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 16' +0h 47' +0h 08' -0h 32' -1h 07' -1h 26' -1h 17' -0h 47' -0h 07' +0h 33' +1h 08' +1h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +17.4 +17.3 +17.3 +17.4 +17.3 +15.2 +17.2 +17.7 +17.8 +17.6 +17.6 +17.6   +17.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +12 +23 +32 +36 +34 +32 +30 +30 +26 +19 +15 +11   +25
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +17.7 (+32) +18.7 (+34) +18.6 (+33) +18.6 (+33) +16.2 (+29) +12.9 (+23) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +13.2 (+24) +15.6 (+28) +16.1 (+29) +16.6 (+30) +15.5 (+28)

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