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Midway Island vs Colombo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Midway Island, Hawaii and Colombo, Sri Lanka is approximately 10,880 km or 6,761 mi.
  • To reach Midway Island in this distance one would set out from Colombo bearing 60.2° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Midway Island bearing 102.2° or ESE .
  • Midway Island has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Colombo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean temperature is 5.4 °C (9.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.3 °C (11.3°F) more in Midway Island. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1300 mm (51.2 in) less which is equivalent to 1300 l/m² (31.91 US gal/ft²) or 13,000,000 l/ha (1,389,786 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.4° lower in Midway Island than in Colombo.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -9 (-17) -10 (-17) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -8 (-15) -5 (-9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -8 (-14) -5 (-10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -6 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +45 (+2) +25 (+1) -23 (-1) -123 (-5) -291 (-11) -100 (-4) -46 (-2) -25 (-1) -109 (-4) -237 (-9) -267 (-11) -149 (-6) -1300 (-51)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +8 (+26) +9 (+32) +2 (+6) -7 ( -23) -13 ( -42) -12 ( -40) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -7) -9 ( -29) -7 ( -23) +6 (+19)   -26 ( -7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 13' -0h 45' -0h 08' +0h 31' +1h 05' +1h 21' +1h 14' +0h 45' +0h 07' -0h 32' -1h 05' -1h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.1 -20.8 -20.8 -11.1 +5.4 +11.7 +5.7 -11.1 -21.4 -21.3 -21.4 -21.3   -12.4

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