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Gibraltar vs Hambantota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gibraltar, Gibraltar and Hambantota, Sri Lanka is approximately 9,292 km or 5,774 mi.
  • To reach Gibraltar in this distance one would set out from Hambantota bearing 305.8° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gibraltar bearing 267.1° or W .
  • Gibraltar has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Hambantota has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • Gibraltar is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Hambantota is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 8.8 °C (15.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.2 °C (18.4°F) more in Gibraltar. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 278 mm (10.9 in) less which is equivalent to 278 l/m (6.82 US gal/ft) or 2,780,000 l/ha (297,200 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.5° lower in Gibraltar than in Hambantota.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.2°C (18.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -13 (-24) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -5 (-10) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -9 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-24) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -4 (-6) -2 (-4) -5 (-8) -7 (-13) -10 (-19) -13 (-23) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -12 (-22) -11 (-19) -7 (-13) -5 (-8) -4 (-6) -6 (-10) -7 (-13) -10 (-17) -12 (-22) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +94 (+4) +51 (+2) +40 (+2) -36 (-1) -64 (-3) -55 (-2) -47 (-2) -52 (-2) -48 (-2) -96 (-4) -74 (-3) +9 (+0) -278 (-11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +3 (+10) -4 ( -13) -8 ( -26) -11 ( -37) -6.5 ( -21) -7 ( -23) -6 ( -20) -8 ( -26) -8 ( -27) -2 ( -6)   -54.5 ( -15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 50' -1h 08' -0h 12' +0h 47' +1h 38' +2h 04' +1h 52' +1h 08' +0h 10' -0h 49' -1h 39' -2h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -29.8 -29.7 -29.7 -18.5 -1.8 +4.6 -1.4 -18.1 -29.9 -29.8 -30 -30.1   -20.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 -5 -7 -12 -14 -11 -10 -9 -8 -6 -5 -5   -7.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -13.3 (-24) -13.2 (-24) -13.4 (-24) -13.7 (-25) -11.8 (-21) -8.4 (-15) -5.7 (-10) -4.4 (-8) -6.2 (-11) -8.2 (-15) -11 (-20) -13.2 (-24) -10.2 (-18)

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