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Colombo vs Lagos Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Lagos, Nigeria is approximately 8,441 km or 5,245 mi.
  • To reach Colombo in this distance one would set out from Lagos bearing 84.5° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Colombo bearing 95.1° or E .
  • Colombo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Lagos has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The average temperature is 0.6 °C (1.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.8 °C (3.2°F) less in Colombo. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 897.4 mm (35.3 in) more which is equivalent to 897.4 l/m² (22.02 US gal/ft²) or 8,974,000 l/ha (959,380 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.1° lower in Colombo than in Lagos.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.4°C (0.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +0 (-1) +0 (+0) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +0 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) +0 (0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) +0 (+0) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) +1 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +0 (+0) +0 (+1) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +49 (+2) +28 (+1) +46 (+2) +107 (+4) +180 (+7) -130 (-5) -118 (-5) -8 (0) +76 (+3) +244 (+10) +270 (+11) +153 (+6) +897 (+35)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +6 (+19) +4 (+14) +4 (+13) +9 (+30) +9 (+29) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +1 (+3) +6 (+19) +12 (+40) +10 (+32)   +67 (+18)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 01' +0h 00' +0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -0.3 -0.4 -0.4 +0.3 +0.4 +0.4 +0.2 +0.2 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 -0.3   -0.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -8 -5 -2 +0 -3 -6 -7 -6 -8 -5 -3 -5   -4.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.4 (-4) -2.6 (-5) -1.2 (-2) +0.2 (+0) +0.6 (+1) +1 (+2) +0.9 (+2) +1.3 (+2) +0.3 (+1) -0.3 (-1) -1.1 (-2) -1.6 (-3) -0.4 (-1)

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