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Santiago vs Puttalam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Santiago, Chile and Puttalam, Sri Lanka is approximately 15,873 km or 9,864 mi.
  • To reach Santiago in this distance one would set out from Puttalam bearing 222.7° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Santiago bearing 306.4° or NW .
  • Santiago has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Puttalam has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • Santiago is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Puttalam is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 14.2 °C (25.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.7 °C (17.5°F) more in Santiago. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 933.4 mm (36.7 in) less which is equivalent to 933.4 l/m (22.91 US gal/ft) or 9,334,000 l/ha (997,867 US gal/ac) less. About 2/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.2° lower in Santiago than in Puttalam.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -3 (-6) -6 (-11) -10 (-18) -15 (-28) -18 (-32) -16 (-30) -16 (-28) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -6 (-10) -2 (-3) -9 (-17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -8 (-14) -11 (-21) -16 (-28) -19 (-34) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -7 (-12) -14 (-26)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -9 (-17) -13 (-24) -17 (-30) -20 (-36) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -19 (-35) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -16 (-29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -55 (-2) -39 (-2) -63 (-2) -169 (-7) -54 (-2) +14 (+1) +65 (+3) +22 (+1) -48 (-2) -228 (-9) -241 (-9) -137 (-5) -933 (-37)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 21' +1h 28' +0h 16' -1h 01' -2h 05' -2h 38' -2h 23' -1h 28' -0h 13' +1h 03' +2h 07' +2h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +14.2 -4.4 -25.9 -41.7 -41.5 -41.5 -41.4 -41.3 -26.6 -3.8 +14.2 +21.4   -18.2

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