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Kingston vs Colombo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kingston, Jamaica and Colombo, Sri Lanka is approximately 16,248 km or 10,096 mi.
  • To reach Kingston in this distance one would set out from Colombo bearing 317.4° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kingston bearing 224.9° or SW .
  • Kingston has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Colombo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The annual average temperature is 0.3 °C (0.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.8 °C (1.4°F) more in Kingston. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1593 mm (62.7 in) less which is equivalent to 1593 l/m (39.1 US gal/ft) or 15,930,000 l/ha (1,703,023 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.9° lower in Kingston than in Colombo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.3°C (2.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) 0 (-1) 0 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) +0 (+0) +0 (+1) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) 0 (0) 0 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) 0 (0) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) 0 (0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -42 (-2) -51 (-2) -120 (-5) -216 (-9) -244 (-10) -72 (-3) -74 (-3) -22 (-1) -150 (-6) -201 (-8) -258 (-10) -143 (-6) -1593 (-63)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -18) -8 ( -26) -15 ( -50) -17 ( -55) -15 ( -50) -10 ( -32) -9 ( -29) -10 ( -33) -11 ( -35) -13 ( -43) -8 ( -26)   -125 ( -34)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 35' -0h 22' -0h 04' +0h 15' +0h 31' +0h 39' +0h 36' +0h 22' +0h 03' -0h 15' -0h 32' -0h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -10.9 -10.7 -10.7 -0.9 +10.8 +11 +10.8 -0.7 -11.1 -11 -11.1 -11.1   -3.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 +1 -1 -4 -6 -7 -7 -10 -8 -5 -10 -3   -5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -1.1 (-2) -1.1 (-2) -1.8 (-3) -2.5 (-5) -2 (-4) -1.3 (-2) -1.1 (-2) -1.8 (-3) -1.2 (-2) -0.1 (0) -1.4 (-3) -0.7 (-1) -1.3 (-2)

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