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Maseru vs Shanghai Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Maseru, Lesotho and Shanghai, China is approximately 11,986 km or 7,448 mi.
  • To reach Maseru in this distance one would set out from Shanghai bearing 246° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Maseru bearing 243.6° or WSW .
  • Maseru has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb) whereas Shanghai has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Maseru is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Shanghai is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 0.7 °C (1.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.6 °C (19.1°F) less in Maseru. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 420 mm (16.5 in) less which is equivalent to 420 l/m (10.31 US gal/ft) or 4,200,000 l/ha (449,008 US gal/ac) less. About 5/8 as much.
  • There are 1328 more hours of sunlight per year in Maseru. In whichever way circa 3h 39' more per day or about 1 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.1° higher in Maseru than in Shanghai.
  • Relative humidity levels are 45.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.5°C (22.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+37) +18 (+33) +12 (+22) +2 (+4) -6 (-10) -12 (-22) -16 (-28) -13 (-23) -4 (-8) 2 (+3) +9 (+17) +17 (+31) 3 (+5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+31) +16 (+29) +10 (+18) +0 (+1) -9 (-16) -16 (-29) -20 (-37) -17 (-31) -9 (-16) -2 (-3) +7 (+12) +14 (+26) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+24) +13 (+23) +7 (+12) -3 (-5) -13 (-23) -20 (-37) -26 (-46) -23 (-41) -15 (-26) -6 (-10) +3 (+6) +11 (+19) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +75 (+3) +30 (+1) +15 (+1) -35 (-1) -86 (-3) -140 (-6) -114 (-4) -118 (-5) -137 (-5) +3 (+0) +29 (+1) +58 (+2) -420 (-17)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -5 ( -17) -6 ( -19) -11 ( -37) -8 ( -26) -8 ( -26) -9 ( -30) -1 ( -3) +2 (+7) +2 (+6)   -42 ( -11)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 17' +5h 35' +3h 58' +3h 16' +2h 30' +3h 00' +1h 19' +1h 30' +4h 00' +3h 17' +4h 36' +5h 27'   +3h 39'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 26' +2h 08' +0h 23' -1h 28' -3h 02' -3h 50' -3h 29' -2h 08' -0h 20' +1h 31' +3h 05' +3h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +41.4 +22.8 +1.5 -21.8 -38.4 -44.9 -39 -22.3 +0.5 +23.1 +41.3 +48.7   +1.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -41 -37 -36 -37 -42 -49 -52 -57 -59 -49 -44 -42   -45.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +5.6 (+10) +5.9 (+11) +0.6 (+1) -8.8 (-16) -18.5 (-33) -26.7 (-48) -32 (-58) -31.5 (-57) -25.7 (-46) -15.6 (-28) -5.9 (-11) +2.1 (+4) -12.5 (-23)

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