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Kurunegala vs Colombo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kurunegala, Sri Lanka and Colombo, Sri Lanka is approximately 84 km or 52 mi.
  • To reach Kurunegala in this distance one would set out from Colombo bearing 41.2° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kurunegala bearing 41.2° or NE .
  • Both have a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean temperature is 0.1 °C (0.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.2 °C (2.2°F) more in Kurunegala. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 309 mm (12.2 in) less which is equivalent to 309 l/m² (7.58 US gal/ft²) or 3,090,000 l/ha (330,342 US gal/ac) less. About 7/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.1° lower in Kurunegala than in Colombo.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) 1 (+2) 1 (+1) 1 (+1) 1 (+2) 1 (+2) 1 (+2) 1 (+1) 0 (-1) 1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) 0 (0) 0 (-1) 0 (-1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-1) 0 (0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) +23 (+1) +8 (+0) +9 (+0) -188 (-7) -30 (-1) -11 (0) -21 (-1) -77 (-3) -10 (0) +17 (+1) -29 (-1) -309 (-12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 01' -0h 01' -0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 01' +0h 01' +0h 01' +0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -0.6 -0.5 -0.6 +0.6 +0.6 +0.5 +0.6 +0.6 -0.6 -0.5 -0.6 -0.6   -0.1

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