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Kurunegala vs Kidal Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kurunegala, Sri Lanka and Kidal, Mali is approximately 8,592 km or 5,339 mi.
  • To reach Kurunegala in this distance one would set out from Kidal bearing 86.3° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Kurunegala bearing 107.3° or ESE .
  • Kurunegala has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Kidal has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Kurunegala is in or near the tropical moist forest biome whereas Kidal is in or near the tropical desert scrub biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.6 °C (2.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.6 °C (20.9°F) less in Kurunegala. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1981.3 mm (78 in) more which is equivalent to 1981.3 l/m² (48.63 US gal/ft²) or 19,813,000 l/ha (2,118,141 US gal/ac) more. About 18 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.1° higher in Kurunegala than in Kidal.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +0 (-1) -5 (-9) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) +-2 (-4) +1 (+2) -5 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) -2 (-3) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-6) +1 (+2) +4 (+8) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) 0 (-1) +4 (+8) +8 (+15) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +62 (+2) +92 (+4) +138 (+5) +260 (+10) +188 (+7) +143 (+6) +86 (+3) +49 (+2) +141 (+6) +356 (+14) +327 (+13) +139 (+5) +1981 (+78)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 35' +0h 22' +0h 04' -0h 15' -0h 31' -0h 39' -0h 36' -0h 22' -0h 03' +0h 15' +0h 31' +0h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +10.9 +10.8 +10.7 +2.1 -10.7 -11 -10.6 +1.7 +10.9 +10.9 +10.9 +11   +4.1

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