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Sydney, Nova Scotia vs Hambantota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada and Hambantota, Sri Lanka is approximately 13,050 km or 8,110 mi.
  • To reach Sydney, Nova Scotia in this distance one would set out from Hambantota bearing 330.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Sydney, Nova Scotia bearing 224.6° or SW .
  • Sydney, Nova Scotia has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Hambantota has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • Sydney, Nova Scotia is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Hambantota is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 21.7 °C (39.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22.3 °C (40.1°F) more in Sydney, Nova Scotia. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 435.2 mm (17.1 in) more which is equivalent to 435.2 l/m² (10.68 US gal/ft²) or 4,352,000 l/ha (465,258 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.5° lower in Sydney, Nova Scotia than in Hambantota.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 22.4°C (40.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -31 (-56) -32 (-58) -30 (-53) -25 (-46) -18 (-33) -12 (-21) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -12 (-21) -18 (-32) -23 (-41) -28 (-50) -20 (-36)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -32 (-57) -33 (-60) -30 (-55) -26 (-47) -21 (-37) -15 (-26) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -14 (-25) -19 (-34) -23 (-42) -29 (-51) -22 (-39)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -32 (-58) -34 (-61) -31 (-56) -27 (-49) -23 (-42) -18 (-32) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -16 (-29) -20 (-36) -24 (-42) -29 (-52) -23 (-42)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +94 (+4) +78 (+3) +65 (+3) +30 (+1) +9 (+0) +32 (+1) +38 (+2) +42 (+2) +32 (+1) -13 (-1) -28 (-1) +55 (+2) +435 (+17)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +8 (+26) +11 (+39) +9 (+29) +4 (+13) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) +5 (+17) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +7 (+23)   +56 (+15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 48' -1h 43' -0h 18' +1h 11' +2h 29' +3h 09' +2h 51' +1h 43' +0h 16' -1h 13' -2h 31' -3h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -39.8 -39.6 -39.6 -28.5 -11.8 -5.4 -11.4 -28.2 -39.9 -39.9 -40 -40.1   -30.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 +0 -5 -11 -14 -12 -11 -9 -10 -9 -5 -1   -7.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -30.3 (-55) -31.7 (-57) -29.8 (-54) -27.1 (-49) -22.7 (-41) -16.6 (-30) -12.1 (-22) -11.4 (-21) -15.6 (-28) -20 (-36) -23.5 (-42) -27.6 (-50) -22.4 (-40)

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