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Yakushima vs Colombo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Yakushima, Japan and Colombo, Sri Lanka is approximately 5,892 km or 3,661 mi.
  • To reach Yakushima in this distance one would set out from Colombo bearing 56.9° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Yakushima bearing 74.5° or ENE .
  • Yakushima has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Colombo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean annual temperature is 8.3 °C (14.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.2 °C (25.6°F) more in Yakushima. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1886.7 mm (74.3 in) more which is equivalent to 1886.7 l/m² (46.3 US gal/ft²) or 18,867,000 l/ha (2,017,008 US gal/ac) more. About 1 7/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.6° lower in Yakushima than in Colombo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.1°C (16.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -15 (-26) -11 (-20) -7 (-13) -4 (-7) 0 (+0) 0 (+0) -2 (-4) -6 (-10) -10 (-18) -14 (-26) -9 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -14 (-24) -11 (-19) -8 (-14) -4 (-8) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -5 (-10) -9 (-17) -13 (-24) -8 (-15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-26) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -10 (-19) -8 (-15) -5 (-9) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -5 (-10) -9 (-15) -13 (-23) -8 (-14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +158 (+6) +236 (+9) +335 (+13) +197 (+8) +123 (+5) +439 (+17) +152 (+6) +126 (+5) +158 (+6) -81 (-3) -15 (-1) +60 (+2) +1887 (+74)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 22' -0h 51' -0h 09' +0h 35' +1h 13' +1h 31' +1h 23' +0h 51' +0h 08' -0h 36' -1h 13' -1h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.5 -23.3 -23.4 -13.6 +3 +9.5 +3.7 -12.9 -23.3 -23.2 -23.4 -23.5   -14.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7 -7 -6 -8 -5 +1 +1 +1 +0 -11 -11 -10   -5.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -16.5 (-30) -16.1 (-29) -14.3 (-26) -11.9 (-21) -8.6 (-15) -4 (-7) -0.7 (-1) -0.4 (-1) -2.3 (-4) -7.6 (-14) -11.2 (-20) -15 (-27) -9.1 (-16)

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