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Faro vs Hambantota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Faro, Portugal and Hambantota, Sri Lanka is approximately 9,519 km or 5,915 mi.
  • To reach Faro in this distance one would set out from Hambantota bearing 306.8° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Faro bearing 265.6° or W .
  • Faro has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Hambantota has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • Faro is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome whereas Hambantota is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 10 °C (18.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.7 °C (17.5°F) more in Faro. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 523 mm (20.6 in) less which is equivalent to 523 l/m² (12.84 US gal/ft²) or 5,230,000 l/ha (559,122 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.3° lower in Faro than in Hambantota.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.9°C (21.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -14 (-24) -13 (-23) -11 (-21) -8 (-15) -5 (-9) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -7 (-13) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -8 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-26) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -7 (-13) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -5 (-10) -8 (-15) -12 (-21) -14 (-25) -10 (-18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -13 (-23) -9 (-17) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -15 (-26) -12 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +20 (+1) +25 (+1) -27 (-1) -57 (-2) -68 (-3) -51 (-2) -47 (-2) -51 (-2) -57 (-2) -84 (-3) -102 (-4) -24 (-1) -523 (-21)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) +3 (+10) -4 ( -13) -8 ( -26) -11 ( -37) -7 ( -23) -8 ( -26) -6 ( -20) -7 ( -23) -7 ( -23) -3 ( -10)   -56 ( -15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 55' -1h 11' -0h 13' +0h 49' +1h 41' +2h 08' +1h 56' +1h 11' +0h 11' -0h 50' -1h 43' -2h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -30.7 -30.6 -30.5 -19.4 -2.7 +3.7 -2.3 -19 -30.7 -30.7 -30.8 -30.9   -21.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 -1 -8 -13 -17 -14 -16 -16 -14 -9 -7 -3   -9.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -14.2 (-26) -13.7 (-25) -14.9 (-27) -15.3 (-28) -13.9 (-25) -9.9 (-18) -7.9 (-14) -7.6 (-14) -8.3 (-15) -10.1 (-18) -12.8 (-23) -14 (-25) -11.9 (-21)

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