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Kurunegala vs Katha Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kurunegala, Sri Lanka and Katha, Myanmar is approximately 2,518 km or 1,565 mi.
  • To reach Kurunegala in this distance one would set out from Katha bearing 225.1° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kurunegala bearing 220.7° or SW .
  • Kurunegala has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Katha has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Kurunegala is in or near the tropical moist forest biome whereas Katha is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.2 °C (4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.7 °C (13.9°F) less in Kurunegala. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 432 mm (17 in) more which is equivalent to 432 l/m² (10.6 US gal/ft²) or 4,320,000 l/ha (461,837 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.3° higher in Kurunegala than in Katha.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +2 (+4) +-1 (-2) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) 0 (0) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +4 (+8) +4 (+8) +1 (+2) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +4 (+7) +6 (+12) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +5 (+10) +10 (+18) +3 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +55 (+2) +85 (+3) +122 (+5) +45 (+2) +14 (+1) -134 (-5) -122 (-5) -188 (-7) -73 (-3) +222 (+9) +278 (+11) +128 (+5) +432 (+17)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 55' +0h 34' +0h 06' -0h 24' -0h 49' -1h 02' -0h 56' -0h 34' -0h 05' +0h 24' +0h 50' +1h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +16.6 +16.6 +16.5 +7.9 -8.6 -15.2 -9.1 +7.4 +16.5 +16.5 +16.6 +16.7   +8.3

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