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Colombo vs Maintirano Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Maintirano, Madagascar is approximately 4,813 km or 2,991 mi.
  • To reach Colombo in this distance one would set out from Maintirano bearing 58° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Colombo bearing 54.3° or NE .
  • Colombo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Maintirano has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean annual temperature is 2 °C (3.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.8 °C (5°F) less in Colombo. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1371.4 mm (54 in) more which is equivalent to 1371.4 l/m² (33.66 US gal/ft²) or 13,714,000 l/ha (1,466,118 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.8° higher in Colombo than in Maintirano.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +-1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +1 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (-1) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +4 (+6) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-1) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) +0 (+1) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -244 (-10) -219 (-9) +8 (+0) +222 (+9) +373 (+15) +183 (+7) +120 (+5) +110 (+4) +230 (+9) +354 (+14) +261 (+10) -27 (-1) +1371 (+54)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 18' -0h 49' -0h 09' +0h 33' +1h 09' +1h 27' +1h 19' +0h 49' +0h 07' -0h 35' -1h 10' -1h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.7 -9.6 +11.5 +24.9 +24.9 +25 +24.8 +24.8 +12.4 -9.8 -23.2 -24.9   +4.8

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