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Paris vs Colombo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Paris, France and Colombo, Sri Lanka is approximately 8,519 km or 5,294 mi.
  • To reach Paris in this distance one would set out from Colombo bearing 318.6° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Paris bearing 274.8° or W .
  • Paris has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Colombo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean annual temperature is 15.8 °C (28.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.8 °C (26.6°F) more in Paris. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1785 mm (70.3 in) less which is equivalent to 1785 l/m² (43.81 US gal/ft²) or 17,850,000 l/ha (1,908,283 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 33° lower in Paris than in Colombo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.8°C (28.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -24 (-44) -20 (-35) -16 (-28) -11 (-20) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -9 (-17) -14 (-25) -20 (-36) -23 (-42) -15 (-27)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-42) -23 (-41) -20 (-35) -17 (-31) -13 (-24) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -9 (-15) -11 (-20) -15 (-27) -19 (-35) -22 (-40) -16 (-28)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -22 (-39) -20 (-35) -19 (-33) -16 (-28) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -18 (-33) -21 (-37) -17 (-30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -6 (0) -23 (-1) -95 (-4) -211 (-8) -325 (-13) -132 (-5) -66 (-3) -50 (-2) -181 (-7) -319 (-13) -259 (-10) -118 (-5) -1785 (-70)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +7 (+25) +1 (+3) -5 ( -17) -11 ( -35) -10 ( -33) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -6) -4 ( -13) -8 ( -26) -4 ( -13) +4 (+13)   -26 ( -7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 06' -1h 53' -0h 20' +1h 18' +2h 43' +3h 29' +3h 08' +1h 54' +0h 17' -1h 20' -2h 46' -3h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -41.8 -41.6 -41.6 -31.9 -15.3 -8.9 -14.7 -31.5 -41.8 -41.6 -41.8 -41.9   -33
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +14 +8 -3 -12 -13 -13 -11 -8 -2 +1 +7 +11   -1.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -19.9 (-36) -20.8 (-37) -19.7 (-35) -19.1 (-34) -15.5 (-28) -12.3 (-22) -9.6 (-17) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -14.5 (-26) -17.6 (-32) -19.6 (-35) -15.8 (-28)

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