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Colombo vs Jos Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Jos, Nigeria is approximately 7,800 km or 4,847 mi.
  • To reach Colombo in this distance one would set out from Jos bearing 86.2° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Colombo bearing 98° or E .
  • Colombo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Jos has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean temperature is 5.6 °C (10.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.6 °C (4.7°F) less in Colombo. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1089.2 mm (42.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1089.2 l/m² (26.73 US gal/ft²) or 10,892,000 l/ha (1,164,427 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.6° higher in Colombo than in Jos.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +3 (+6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +6 (+12) +6 (+10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+17) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +9 (+15) +8 (+15) +7 (+13) +8 (+15) +10 (+17) +8 (+14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +62 (+2) +66 (+3) +100 (+4) +160 (+6) +222 (+9) -13 (0) -179 (-7) -176 (-7) +38 (+2) +331 (+13) +310 (+12) +168 (+7) +1089 (+43)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 09' +0h 05' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 08' -0h 10' -0h 09' -0h 05' -0h 00' +0h 04' +0h 08' +0h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +2.9 +2.8 +2.8 -2.9 -2.9 -2.9 -3 -3 +3 +3 +3 +3   +0.6

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