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Gibraltar vs Colombo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gibraltar, Gibraltar and Colombo, Sri Lanka is approximately 9,127 km or 5,672 mi.
  • To reach Gibraltar in this distance one would set out from Colombo bearing 305.7° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gibraltar bearing 267.2° or W .
  • Gibraltar has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Colombo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The average annual temperature is 9 °C (16.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.3 °C (18.5°F) more in Gibraltar. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1637 mm (64.4 in) less which is equivalent to 1637 l/m (40.18 US gal/ft) or 16,370,000 l/ha (1,750,062 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.4° lower in Gibraltar than in Colombo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.5°C (18.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -14 (-26) -14 (-25) -12 (-21) -8 (-15) -5 (-10) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -4 (-8) -7 (-13) -11 (-20) -13 (-24) -9 (-16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-24) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -9 (-17) -6 (-12) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -7 (-13) -9 (-17) -12 (-21) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +90 (+4) +29 (+1) -24 (-1) -194 (-8) -357 (-14) -182 (-7) -124 (-5) -111 (-4) -213 (-8) -314 (-12) -196 (-8) -41 (-2) -1637 (-64)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -12 ( -40) -19 ( -61) -21 ( -70) -14.5 ( -47) -14 ( -45) -15 ( -50) -16 ( -52) -12 ( -40) -2 ( -6)   -124.5 ( -34)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 48' -1h 07' -0h 12' +0h 46' +1h 36' +2h 01' +1h 50' +1h 07' +0h 10' -0h 48' -1h 37' -2h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -29.1 -28.9 -29 -19.2 -2.6 +3.8 -2.1 -18.8 -29.2 -29 -29.2 -29.3   -20.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 -3 -6 -12 -15 -14 -15 -13 -9 -9 -5 -3   -8.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -12.9 (-23) -13.1 (-24) -13.5 (-24) -13.8 (-25) -12.2 (-22) -9.2 (-17) -6.7 (-12) -5.4 (-10) -6.7 (-12) -8.7 (-16) -10.9 (-20) -12.8 (-23) -10.5 (-19)

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