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Palermo, Sicily vs Colombo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Palermo, Sicily, Italy and Colombo, Sri Lanka is approximately 7,490 km or 4,654 mi.
  • To reach Palermo, Sicily in this distance one would set out from Colombo bearing 308.6° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Palermo, Sicily bearing 279.3° or W .
  • Palermo, Sicily has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Colombo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The average temperature is 9.5 °C (17.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.3 °C (23.9°F) more in Palermo, Sicily. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1664 mm (65.5 in) less which is equivalent to 1664 l/m² (40.84 US gal/ft²) or 16,640,000 l/ha (1,778,926 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.3° lower in Palermo, Sicily than in Colombo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.5°C (20.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -15 (-26) -12 (-21) -7 (-13) -2 (-4) 0 (0) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -6 (-11) -9 (-17) -14 (-26) -8 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -16 (-30) -15 (-26) -12 (-22) -9 (-17) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -10 (-17) -14 (-25) -10 (-17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -17 (-30) -15 (-26) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -14 (-25) -11 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +37 (+1) +15 (+1) -60 (-2) -187 (-7) -348 (-14) -170 (-7) -117 (-5) -100 (-4) -199 (-8) -271 (-11) -211 (-8) -53 (-2) -1664 (-66)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +7 (+25) +1 (+3) -7 ( -23) -16 ( -52) -18 ( -60) -13 ( -42) -13 ( -42) -11 ( -37) -9 ( -29) -6 ( -20) +3 (+10)   -75 ( -20)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 58' -1h 13' -0h 13' +0h 50' +1h 44' +2h 12' +2h 00' +1h 13' +0h 11' -0h 52' -1h 46' -2h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -31.1 -30.9 -30.9 -21.2 -4.6 +1.8 -4 -20.8 -31.1 -31 -31.1 -31.2   -22.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 -4 -10 -13 -15 -17 -18 -17 -13 -12 -9 -2   -10.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -16 (-29) -16.6 (-30) -16.3 (-29) -14.5 (-26) -12.2 (-22) -8.4 (-15) -6.5 (-12) -6.3 (-11) -6.7 (-12) -9.3 (-17) -11.3 (-20) -14 (-25) -11.5 (-21)

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