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Mogadishu vs Hambantota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mogadishu, Somalia and Hambantota, Sri Lanka is approximately 3,994 km or 2,482 mi.
  • To reach Mogadishu in this distance one would set out from Hambantota bearing 265° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Mogadishu bearing 262.4° or W .
  • Mogadishu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Hambantota has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • Mogadishu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Hambantota is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 0.2 °C (0.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.2 °C (2.2°F) more in Mogadishu. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 646 mm (25.4 in) less which is equivalent to 646 l/m² (15.85 US gal/ft²) or 6,460,000 l/ha (690,617 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.4° higher in Mogadishu than in Hambantota.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.5°C (0.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) 0 (+1) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +1 (+3) 0 (0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -1 (-3) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) 0 (0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) 0 (0) +0 (+1) 0 (-1) 0 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -57 (-2) -47 (-2) -57 (-2) -37 (-1) -33 (-1) +23 (+1) +10 (+0) -15 (-1) -48 (-2) -124 (-5) -152 (-6) -109 (-4) -646 (-25)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -9 ( -29) -5 ( -18) -6 ( -19) -5 ( -17) -5 ( -16) +1 (+3) +6 (+19) +2 (+6) -3 ( -10) -9 ( -29) -11 ( -37) -10 ( -32)   -54 ( -15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 12' +0h 07' +0h 01' -0h 05' -0h 11' -0h 13' -0h 12' -0h 07' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 11' +0h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +4.1 +4 +3.7 -4.2 -4.1 -4.1 -4.1 -4.1 +3.5 +3.9 +4 +4   +0.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 -3 -4 -6 -4 +0 +4 +4 +1 -2 -4 -2   -1.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.2 (+0) -0.7 (-1) -0.2 (0) -0.4 (-1) -0.9 (-2) -0.7 (-1) -0.7 (-1) -0.5 (-1) -0.9 (-2) -0.6 (-1) -0.2 (0) +0 (+0) -0.5 (-1)

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