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Mzimba vs Puttalam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mzimba, Malawi and Puttalam, Sri Lanka is approximately 5,569 km or 3,461 mi.
  • To reach Mzimba in this distance one would set out from Puttalam bearing 247.1° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Mzimba bearing 248.8° or WSW .
  • Mzimba has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa) whereas Puttalam has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • Mzimba is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Puttalam is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 8.2 °C (14.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3 °C (5.4°F) more in Mzimba. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 291.7 mm (11.5 in) less which is equivalent to 291.7 l/m² (7.16 US gal/ft²) or 2,917,000 l/ha (311,847 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.8° lower in Mzimba than in Puttalam.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -4 (-6) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -6 (-12) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -8 (-15) -5 (-10) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -8 (-15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -15 (-28) -15 (-27) -10 (-19) -11 (-20) -7 (-13) -6 (-10) -5 (-10) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +175 (+7) +152 (+6) +98 (+4) -133 (-5) -87 (-3) -41 (-2) -15 (-1) -16 (-1) -63 (-2) -233 (-9) -193 (-8) +65 (+3) -292 (-11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 01' +0h 38' +0h 07' -0h 26' -0h 54' -1h 08' -1h 02' -0h 38' -0h 06' +0h 27' +0h 55' +1h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +19.7 +15.3 -4.3 -20 -19.9 -19.9 -19.9 -19.8 -5.2 +15.2 +19.4 +19.9   -1.8

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