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Colombo vs Addis Ababa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is approximately 4,526 km or 2,813 mi.
  • To reach Colombo in this distance one would set out from Addis Ababa bearing 89.8° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Colombo bearing 95.8° or E .
  • Colombo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Addis Ababa has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • The average annual temperature is 11.5 °C (20.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.3 °C (2.3°F) less in Colombo. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1315 mm (51.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1315 l/m (32.27 US gal/ft) or 13,150,000 l/ha (1,405,822 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.4° higher in Colombo than in Addis Ababa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 19.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.4°C (27.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +9 (+17) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +8 (+14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +11 (+19) +10 (+19) +11 (+21) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +12 (+21) +12 (+21) +11 (+21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+28) +15 (+26) +14 (+25) +14 (+24) +15 (+26) +16 (+28) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +16 (+29) +16 (+29) +16 (+28) +15 (+27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +42 (+2) +37 (+1) +50 (+2) +157 (+6) +326 (+13) +74 (+3) -120 (-5) -155 (-6) +119 (+5) +329 (+13) +301 (+12) +155 (+6) +1315 (+52)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +4 (+13) +2 (+7) +1 (+3) +5 (+17) +14 (+45) +3 (+10) -13 ( -42) -13 ( -42) -6 ( -20) +16 (+52) +17 (+57) +10 (+32)   +40 (+11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 06' +0h 04' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 05' -0h 07' -0h 06' -0h 04' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 05' +0h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +2.1 +2 +2 -2.1 -2.1 -2 -2.1 -2.1 +2.1 +2.1 +2.1 +2.1   +0.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +25 +27 +24 +22 +30 +18 -1 +0 +6 +26 +29 +24   +19.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +17.1 (+31) +17 (+31) +15.4 (+28) +15.2 (+27) +16.9 (+30) +14.8 (+27) +12 (+22) +12.2 (+22) +12.8 (+23) +17.3 (+31) +17.9 (+32) +16.6 (+30) +15.4 (+28)

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