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Zanjan vs Colombo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Zanjan, Iran and Colombo, Sri Lanka is approximately 4,591 km or 2,853 mi.
  • To reach Zanjan in this distance one would set out from Colombo bearing 320.7° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Zanjan bearing 308.4° or NW .
  • Zanjan has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Colombo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The annual mean temperature is 15.7 °C (28.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 26.5 °C (47.7°F) more in Zanjan. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2088.6 mm (82.2 in) less which is equivalent to 2088.6 l/m² (51.26 US gal/ft²) or 20,886,000 l/ha (2,232,852 US gal/ac) less. About 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.9° lower in Zanjan than in Colombo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 26.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 21.5°C (38.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-53) -28 (-50) -23 (-41) -17 (-31) -12 (-21) -6 (-11) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -7 (-13) -14 (-24) -20 (-36) -26 (-47) -16 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -29 (-1) -39 (-2) -84 (-3) -197 (-8) -336 (-13) -179 (-7) -120 (-5) -111 (-4) -232 (-9) -343 (-14) -281 (-11) -139 (-5) -2089 (-82)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 51' -1h 08' -0h 12' +0h 47' +1h 38' +2h 04' +1h 52' +1h 08' +0h 10' -0h 49' -1h 39' -2h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -29.7 -29.5 -29.5 -19.8 -3.2 +3.3 -2.6 -19.3 -29.6 -29.5 -29.7 -29.8   -20.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 -7 -17 -27 -33 -42 -43 -41 -42 -34 -23 -10   -26.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -28.6 (-51) -27.5 (-50) -25.3 (-46) -22.5 (-41) -19.2 (-35) -17 (-31) -14.1 (-25) -14.2 (-26) -18.2 (-33) -20.9 (-38) -24 (-43) -26.7 (-48) -21.5 (-39)

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