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Cardiff, Wales vs Colombo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cardiff, Wales, Uk and Colombo, Sri Lanka is approximately 8,942 km or 5,557 mi.
  • To reach Cardiff, Wales in this distance one would set out from Colombo bearing 321.1° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cardiff, Wales bearing 270.9° or W .
  • Cardiff, Wales has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Colombo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The average annual temperature is 17.7 °C (31.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.1 °C (18.2°F) more in Cardiff, Wales. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1443 mm (56.8 in) less which is equivalent to 1443 l/m² (35.41 US gal/ft²) or 14,430,000 l/ha (1,542,663 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 35.6° lower in Cardiff, Wales than in Colombo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16.9°C (30.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -24 (-44) -23 (-41) -20 (-36) -16 (-29) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -20 (-36) -22 (-40) -18 (-32)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -14 (-24) -16 (-29) -19 (-35) -21 (-38) -18 (-32)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-37) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -20 (-37) -18 (-33) -15 (-28) -13 (-24) -13 (-23) -14 (-26) -16 (-29) -19 (-34) -20 (-36) -18 (-32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +29 (+1) -2 (0) -54 (-2) -196 (-8) -318 (-13) -120 (-5) -51 (-2) -34 (-1) -144 (-6) -273 (-11) -210 (-8) -70 (-3) -1443 (-57)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +7 (+25) +2 (+6) -5 ( -17) -10 ( -32) -9 ( -30) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -5 ( -16) -2 ( -7) +6 (+19)   -8 ( -2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 27' -2h 06' -0h 22' +1h 26' +3h 02' +3h 54' +3h 30' +2h 06' +0h 19' -1h 29' -3h 05' -3h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -44.3 -44.1 -44.2 -34.5 -17.9 -11.5 -17.3 -34.1 -44.4 -44.2 -44.4 -44.5   -35.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +14 +11 +4 -7 -8 -9 -5 -2 +1 +2 +6 +11   +1.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -19.1 (-34) -20.1 (-36) -20.4 (-37) -20.9 (-38) -18.3 (-33) -15.2 (-27) -12.2 (-22) -11.7 (-21) -12.9 (-23) -15.2 (-27) -18 (-32) -18.7 (-34) -16.9 (-30)

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