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Puttalam vs Polo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puttalam, Sri Lanka and Polo, Dominican Republic is approximately 15,715 km or 9,765 mi.
  • To reach Puttalam in this distance one would set out from Polo bearing 50° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puttalam bearing 132.7° or SE .
  • Puttalam has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As) whereas Polo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Puttalam is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Polo is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 6.4 °C (11.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.3 °C (0.5°F) more in Puttalam. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 679.6 mm (26.8 in) less which is equivalent to 679.6 l/m² (16.68 US gal/ft²) or 6,796,000 l/ha (726,538 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.8° higher in Puttalam than in Polo.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +5 (+10) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +4 (+6) +4 (+6) +3 (+6) +4 (+6) +5 (+8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +5 (+10) +6 (+11) +6 (+12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +9 (+17) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +8 (+15) +8 (+15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -10 (0) -23 (-1) -2 (0) +102 (+4) -100 (-4) -223 (-9) -164 (-6) -244 (-10) -202 (-8) +5 (+0) +117 (+5) +65 (+3) -680 (-27)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 32' +0h 20' +0h 03' -0h 14' -0h 28' -0h 36' -0h 33' -0h 20' -0h 03' +0h 14' +0h 29' +0h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +9.9 +9.8 +9.8 +2.3 -9.9 -10 -9.7 +1.9 +10.1 +10.1 +10.1 +10   +3.8

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