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Kurunegala vs Cherrapunji, Meghalaya Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kurunegala, Sri Lanka and Cherrapunji, Meghalaya, India is approximately 2,316 km or 1,439 mi.
  • To reach Kurunegala in this distance one would set out from Cherrapunji, Meghalaya bearing 213.3° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kurunegala bearing 210.1° or SSW .
  • Kurunegala has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Cherrapunji, Meghalaya has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Kurunegala is in or near the tropical moist forest biome whereas Cherrapunji, Meghalaya is in or near the subtropical rain forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 9.8 °C (17.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.6 °C (10.1°F) less in Kurunegala. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 9325 mm (367.1 in) less which is equivalent to 9325 l/m² (228.86 US gal/ft²) or 93,250,000 l/ha (9,969,044 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.4° higher in Kurunegala than in Cherrapunji, Meghalaya.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +16 (+29) +14 (+24) +12 (+21) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +9 (+15) +9 (+17) +11 (+20) +13 (+24) +11 (+20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +11 (+21) +10 (+18) +9 (+17) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +11 (+19) +13 (+23) +10 (+18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +9 (+17) +9 (+15) +8 (+15) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +7 (+12) +10 (+18) +13 (+23) +9 (+15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +42 (+2) +55 (+2) -41 (-2) -343 (-14) -1511 (-59) -2766 (-109) -2343 (-92) -1735 (-68) -1009 (-40) -88 (-3) +280 (+11) +134 (+5) -9325 (-367)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 00' +0h 37' +0h 06' -0h 25' -0h 53' -1h 07' -1h 00' -0h 37' -0h 05' +0h 26' +0h 53' +1h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +17.7 +17.7 +17.6 +9 -7.6 -14.1 -8.1 +8.4 +17.6 +17.6 +17.7 +17.8   +9.4

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