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Mumbwa vs Hambantota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mumbwa, Zambia and Hambantota, Sri Lanka is approximately 6,394 km or 3,973 mi.
  • To reach Mumbwa in this distance one would set out from Hambantota bearing 247.8° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Mumbwa bearing 252.4° or WSW .
  • Mumbwa has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa) whereas Hambantota has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • Mumbwa is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Hambantota is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 6.5 °C (11.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.7 °C (12.1°F) more in Mumbwa. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 153.8 mm (6.1 in) less which is equivalent to 153.8 l/m² (3.77 US gal/ft²) or 1,538,000 l/ha (164,422 US gal/ac) less. About 6/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.4° lower in Mumbwa than in Hambantota.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -3 (-6) 1 (+1) 1 (+2) 1 (+1) -2 (-3) -3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -5 (-10) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -9 (-16) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -6 (-12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -16 (-28) -18 (-33) -18 (-32) -14 (-26) -10 (-17) -7 (-13) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -10 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +175 (+7) +154 (+6) +33 (+1) -59 (-2) -85 (-3) -59 (-2) -48 (-2) -55 (-2) -70 (-3) -118 (-5) -104 (-4) +82 (+3) -154 (-6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 05' +0h 41' +0h 07' -0h 28' -0h 58' -1h 13' -1h 06' -0h 41' -0h 06' +0h 29' +0h 59' +1h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +20.7 +11.4 -9.3 -21.3 -21.2 -21.2 -21.1 -21.1 -10.1 +11.5 +20.3 +21.1   -3.4

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