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Mafraq vs Hambantota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mafraq, Jordan and Hambantota, Sri Lanka is approximately 5,482 km or 3,407 mi.
  • To reach Mafraq in this distance one would set out from Hambantota bearing 308.2° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Mafraq bearing 292.3° or WNW .
  • Mafraq has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk) whereas Hambantota has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • Mafraq is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome whereas Hambantota is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 10.6 °C (19.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.7 °C (28.3°F) more in Mafraq. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 895 mm (35.2 in) less which is equivalent to 895 l/m² (21.97 US gal/ft²) or 8,950,000 l/ha (956,814 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.7° lower in Mafraq than in Hambantota.
  • Relative humidity levels are 23.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.9°C (28.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -8 (-15) -2 (-3) 2 (+3) 2 (+4) 3 (+5) 1 (+2) -3 (-6) -9 (-16) -15 (-26) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-35) -18 (-33) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -8 (-14) -5 (-8) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -8 (-15) -13 (-23) -17 (-31) -11 (-19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-37) -20 (-36) -19 (-34) -17 (-31) -14 (-24) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -9 (-15) -11 (-19) -13 (-24) -17 (-30) -19 (-35) -15 (-27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -22 (-1) -14 (-1) -45 (-2) -86 (-3) -86 (-3) -59 (-2) -48 (-2) -55 (-2) -71 (-3) -148 (-6) -172 (-7) -89 (-4) -895 (-35)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0) -5 ( -17) -11 ( -35) -12 ( -40) -7 ( -23) -8 ( -26) -8 ( -27) -11 ( -35) -10 ( -33) -5 ( -16)   -75 ( -20)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 33' -0h 58' -0h 10' +0h 40' +1h 22' +1h 44' +1h 34' +0h 58' +0h 09' -0h 41' -1h 23' -1h 44'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -26.1 -26 -25.9 -14.8 +1.9 +8.4 +2.4 -14.3 -26 -26 -26.2 -26.3   -16.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 -5 -19 -28 -38 -39 -31 -25 -24 -29 -25 -15   -23.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -19 (-34) -18.5 (-33) -19.4 (-35) -18.5 (-33) -17 (-31) -15 (-27) -11.7 (-21) -9.1 (-16) -10.2 (-18) -14.8 (-27) -17.9 (-32) -19.5 (-35) -15.9 (-29)

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