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Haikou vs Hambantota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Haikou, China and Hambantota, Sri Lanka is approximately 3,502 km or 2,176 mi.
  • To reach Haikou in this distance one would set out from Hambantota bearing 61.1° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Haikou bearing 67.8° or ENE .
  • Haikou has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa) whereas Hambantota has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • Haikou is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Hambantota is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 3.4 °C (6.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.4 °C (16.9°F) more in Haikou. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 580 mm (22.8 in) more which is equivalent to 580 l/m² (14.23 US gal/ft²) or 5,800,000 l/ha (620,058 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.2° lower in Haikou than in Hambantota.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -5 (-9) -2 (-3) 1 (+2) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) 1 (+1) -2 (-3) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -3 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -6 (-11) -3 (-6) -1 (-1) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) 0 (-1) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -5 (-10) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -36 (-1) -13 (-1) -15 (-1) +11 (+0) +94 (+4) +152 (+6) +162 (+6) +170 (+7) +180 (+7) +50 (+2) -91 (-4) -84 (-3) +580 (+23)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 45' -0h 28' -0h 05' +0h 19' +0h 40' +0h 50' +0h 45' +0h 28' +0h 04' -0h 20' -0h 40' -0h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13.8 -13.8 -13.7 -2.5 +13.3 +13.8 +12.8 -1.9 -13.6 -13.7 -13.8 -13.9   -5.2

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