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Mogadishu vs Colombo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mogadishu, Somalia and Colombo, Sri Lanka is approximately 3,863 km or 2,401 mi.
  • To reach Mogadishu in this distance one would set out from Colombo bearing 263.6° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Mogadishu bearing 260.8° or W .
  • Mogadishu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Colombo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean temperature is 0.3 °C (0.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.3 °C (2.3°F) more in Mogadishu. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2005 mm (78.9 in) less which is equivalent to 2005 l/m² (49.21 US gal/ft²) or 20,050,000 l/ha (2,143,478 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.5° higher in Mogadishu than in Colombo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.7°C (1.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +-1 (-1) +0 (+0) 0 (0) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) 0 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) 0 (-1) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) 0 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+3) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) 0 (0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -61 (-2) -69 (-3) -121 (-5) -195 (-8) -326 (-13) -104 (-4) -67 (-3) -74 (-3) -213 (-8) -342 (-13) -274 (-11) -159 (-6) -2005 (-79)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8 ( -26) -7 ( -25) -10 ( -32) -13 ( -43) -16 ( -52) -9 ( -30) -2 ( -6) -5 ( -16) -12 ( -40) -17 ( -55) -15 ( -50) -10 ( -32)   -124 ( -34)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 14' +0h 09' +0h 01' -0h 06' -0h 13' -0h 16' -0h 15' -0h 09' -0h 01' +0h 06' +0h 13' +0h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +4.8 +4.8 +4.4 -4.9 -4.9 -4.9 -4.8 -4.8 +4.2 +4.7 +4.8 +4.8   +0.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 -1 -3 -6 -5 -3 -1 +0 +0 -5 -4 +0   -2.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.6 (+1) -0.6 (-1) -0.3 (-1) -0.5 (-1) -1.3 (-2) -1.5 (-3) -1.7 (-3) -1.5 (-3) -1.4 (-3) -1.1 (-2) -0.1 (0) +0.4 (+1) -0.7 (-1)

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