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Colombo vs Yakushima Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Yakushima, Japan is approximately 5,892 km or 3,661 mi.
  • To reach Colombo in this distance one would set out from Yakushima bearing 254.5° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Colombo bearing 236.9° or WSW .
  • Colombo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Yakushima has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The mean temperature is 8.3 °C (14.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.2 °C (25.6°F) less in Colombo. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1886.7 mm (74.3 in) less which is equivalent to 1886.7 l/m² (46.3 US gal/ft²) or 18,867,000 l/ha (2,017,008 US gal/ac) less. About 5/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.6° higher in Colombo than in Yakushima.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.1°C (16.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+31) +17 (+30) +15 (+26) +11 (+20) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +0 (0) +0 (0) +2 (+4) +6 (+10) +10 (+18) +14 (+26) +9 (+15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+28) +15 (+27) +14 (+24) +11 (+19) +8 (+14) +4 (+8) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +5 (+10) +9 (+17) +13 (+24) +8 (+15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+26) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +10 (+19) +8 (+15) +5 (+9) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +5 (+10) +9 (+15) +13 (+23) +8 (+14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -158 (-6) -236 (-9) -335 (-13) -197 (-8) -123 (-5) -439 (-17) -152 (-6) -126 (-5) -158 (-6) +81 (+3) +15 (+1) -60 (-2) -1887 (-74)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 22' +0h 51' +0h 09' -0h 35' -1h 13' -1h 31' -1h 23' -0h 51' -0h 08' +0h 36' +1h 13' +1h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +23.5 +23.3 +23.4 +13.6 -3 -9.5 -3.7 +12.9 +23.3 +23.2 +23.4 +23.5   +14.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +7 +6 +8 +5 -1 -1 -1 +0 +11 +11 +10   +5.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +16.5 (+30) +16.1 (+29) +14.3 (+26) +11.9 (+21) +8.6 (+15) +4 (+7) +0.7 (+1) +0.4 (+1) +2.3 (+4) +7.6 (+14) +11.2 (+20) +15 (+27) +9.1 (+16)

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