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Mogadishu vs Puttalam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mogadishu, Somalia and Puttalam, Sri Lanka is approximately 3,875 km or 2,408 mi.
  • To reach Mogadishu in this distance one would set out from Puttalam bearing 262° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Mogadishu bearing 258.8° or W .
  • Mogadishu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Puttalam has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • Mogadishu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Puttalam is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 0.7 °C (1.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.2 °C (0.4°F) less in Mogadishu. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 796 mm (31.3 in) less which is equivalent to 796 l/m² (19.54 US gal/ft²) or 7,960,000 l/ha (850,977 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.7° higher in Mogadishu than in Puttalam.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-1 (-1) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) +-1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) 0 (-1) 0 (0) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -54 (-2) -40 (-2) -57 (-2) -118 (-5) -39 (-2) +40 (+2) +42 (+2) +24 (+1) -41 (-2) -211 (-8) -213 (-8) -129 (-5) -796 (-31)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 18' +0h 11' +0h 02' -0h 08' -0h 16' -0h 20' -0h 18' -0h 11' -0h 01' +0h 08' +0h 16' +0h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +6 +5.9 +5.5 -6.1 -6 -6 -6 -5.9 +5.3 +5.8 +5.9 +6   +0.7

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