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Hambantota vs Nkhata Bay Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Hambantota, Sri Lanka and Nkhata Bay, Malawi is approximately 5,542 km or 3,444 mi.
  • To reach Hambantota in this distance one would set out from Nkhata Bay bearing 71.6° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Hambantota bearing 69.2° or ENE .
  • Hambantota has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As) whereas Nkhata Bay has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Hambantota is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Nkhata Bay is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 4 °C (7.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.9 °C (7°F) less in Hambantota. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 612 mm (24.1 in) less which is equivalent to 612 l/m² (15.02 US gal/ft²) or 6,120,000 l/ha (654,269 US gal/ac) less. About 5/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2° higher in Hambantota than in Nkhata Bay.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.2°C (7.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +4 (+6) +1 (+2) +0 (0) +-1 (-1) +0 (+1) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +4 (+8) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +4 (+8) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +4 (+7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +9 (+17) +10 (+17) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +4 (+8) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -166 (-7) -154 (-6) -292 (-11) -188 (-7) -45 (-2) +22 (+1) +16 (+1) +50 (+2) +68 (+3) +137 (+5) +70 (+3) -129 (-5) -612 (-24)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 54' -0h 34' -0h 06' +0h 23' +0h 48' +1h 01' +0h 55' +0h 34' +0h 05' -0h 24' -0h 49' -1h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -17.5 -13.5 +5.8 +17.8 +17.7 +17.7 +17.7 +17.7 +6.7 -13.3 -17.2 -17.7   +2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -6 -6 -6 -3 +0 +1 +1 +4 +10 +12 +10 -1   +1.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.4 (+1) +0.6 (+1) +1.7 (+3) +3.5 (+6) +5.8 (+10) +7.4 (+13) +7.7 (+14) +7.2 (+13) +6.4 (+12) +5 (+9) +3.3 (+6) +1.4 (+3) +4.2 (+8)

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