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Gor’Kij vs Colombo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gor’Kij, Russia and Colombo, Sri Lanka is approximately 6,327 km or 3,931 mi.
  • To reach Gor’Kij in this distance one would set out from Colombo bearing 337° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gor’Kij bearing 315.8° or NW .
  • Gor’Kij has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Colombo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean temperature is 23.4 °C (42.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 28.3 °C (50.9°F) more in Gor’Kij. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1785.5 mm (70.3 in) less which is equivalent to 1785.5 l/m² (43.82 US gal/ft²) or 17,855,000 l/ha (1,908,818 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 40.4° lower in Gor’Kij than in Colombo.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -38 (-69) -37 (-66) -32 (-57) -23 (-41) -16 (-28) -11 (-21) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -17 (-30) -23 (-42) -30 (-53) -35 (-62) -23 (-42)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -22 (-1) -36 (-1) -103 (-4) -217 (-9) -330 (-13) -122 (-5) -49 (-2) -47 (-2) -179 (-7) -310 (-12) -254 (-10) -118 (-5) -1786 (-70)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 17' -2h 34' -0h 27' +1h 45' +3h 45' +4h 52' +4h 22' +2h 35' +0h 24' -1h 49' -3h 48' -4h 52'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -49.2 -49 -49 -39.3 -22.7 -16.3 -22.1 -38.8 -49.1 -49 -49.1 -49.3   -40.4

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