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Karlsruhe vs Colombo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Karlsruhe, Germany and Colombo, Sri Lanka is approximately 8,082 km or 5,022 mi.
  • To reach Karlsruhe in this distance one would set out from Colombo bearing 319.3° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Karlsruhe bearing 279.6° or W .
  • Karlsruhe has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Colombo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean temperature is 17.1 °C (30.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.7 °C (30.1°F) more in Karlsruhe. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1635 mm (64.4 in) less which is equivalent to 1635 l/m² (40.13 US gal/ft²) or 16,350,000 l/ha (1,747,924 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 33.2° lower in Karlsruhe than in Colombo.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-49) -25 (-45) -21 (-37) -16 (-30) -11 (-20) -7 (-13) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -9 (-16) -15 (-26) -22 (-39) -26 (-46) -16 (-28)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-46) -24 (-44) -22 (-39) -18 (-33) -14 (-25) -10 (-19) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -17 (-30) -21 (-39) -24 (-44) -17 (-31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -23 (-42) -22 (-39) -20 (-35) -17 (-30) -13 (-24) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -14 (-26) -17 (-31) -21 (-37) -23 (-42) -18 (-32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -5 (0) -15 (-1) -77 (-3) -192 (-8) -303 (-12) -100 (-4) -55 (-2) -48 (-2) -183 (-7) -311 (-12) -245 (-10) -101 (-4) -1635 (-64)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 07' -1h 54' -0h 20' +1h 18' +2h 45' +3h 30' +3h 10' +1h 54' +0h 17' -1h 21' -2h 47' -3h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -42 -41.7 -41.8 -32.1 -15.5 -9.1 -14.9 -31.6 -42 -41.8 -42 -42.1   -33.2

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