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Kawambwa vs Hambantota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kawambwa, Zambia and Hambantota, Sri Lanka is approximately 6,031 km or 3,748 mi.
  • To reach Kawambwa in this distance one would set out from Hambantota bearing 253.3° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kawambwa bearing 255.1° or WSW .
  • Kawambwa has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Hambantota has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • Kawambwa is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Hambantota is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 6.4 °C (11.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.6 °C (4.7°F) more in Kawambwa. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 333.6 mm (13.1 in) more which is equivalent to 333.6 l/m² (8.19 US gal/ft²) or 3,336,000 l/ha (356,641 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.4° lower in Kawambwa than in Hambantota.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.4°C (16.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) 1 (+1) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -6 (-12) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -9 (-15) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -6 (-12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -14 (-25) -14 (-24) -12 (-21) -9 (-15) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +154 (+6) +140 (+6) +200 (+8) +28 (+1) -71 (-3) -58 (-2) -47 (-2) -53 (-2) -55 (-2) -61 (-2) +12 (+0) +146 (+6) +334 (+13)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 49' +0h 30' +0h 05' -0h 21' -0h 43' -0h 54' -0h 49' -0h 30' -0h 04' +0h 21' +0h 44' +0h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +15.8 +13.6 -4 -16 -15.9 -15.9 -15.9 -15.9 -4.9 +13.3 +15.5 +15.9   -1.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1.8 +2.2 -1 -9.4 -15.6 -21.1 -24.7 -28.9 -32.2 -19.1 -9.8 -1   -13.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -5.3 (-10) -5.3 (-10) -6.4 (-12) -9 (-16) -10.7 (-19) -13.4 (-24) -14.2 (-26) -13.6 (-24) -12 (-22) -8.8 (-16) -7.7 (-14) -6 (-11) -9.4 (-17)

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