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Times and Places for Sun’s Overhead

Sun on its apparently march from the Southern hemisphere to the Northern hemisphere, will be directly over the latitudes of Sri Lanka during the period 04th April to 15th April 2018.

The latitudes at which the Sun will be directly overhead, the closest cities corresponding to the given latitudes and the times at which the Sun will appear overhead are as follows.

 

Date (April) Lat Time Overhead Cities
5 06003’ 12:12

Bataduwa, Walhanduwa, Beliatta, Galle

6 06026’ 12:12

Alutgama, Meegahatenna, Suriyakanda, Sella Kataragama

7 06048’ 12:12

Moratuwa, Polgasowita

8 07011’ 12:11 Minuwangoda, Katunayake, Morontota, Gevilipitiya, Gampola, Hanguranketa, Radaliyagoda, Pitakumbura
9 07033’ 12:11

Chilaw, Munamaldeniya, Moragana, Katupotha, Ibbagamuwa, Laggala

10 07055’ 12:11

Kalkudha, Welikanda, Polonnaruwa, Ambanpola, madurankuliya

11 08018’ 12:11

Nochchiyagama, Galenbindunawewa, Samapura, Kuda Welbuwa

12 08040’ 12:10  
13 09001’ 12:10

Mannar, Sannar

14 09023’ 12:10

Killinochchi, Vaddakkachchi, Iruddumadu

15 09045’ 12:10 Vaddukkodai, Chumakam

Time and the locations for Sun Overhead in April

 

August to September

When sun reaches to Autumnal Solstice on 21st June at 1537, it start to move southward and will start to cross Sri Lanka in August. Hence the overhead positions of sun for Sri Lanka is shown below.

Sun on it is apparently marching from the Northern hemisphere to the Southern hemisphere, will be directly over the latitudes of Sri Lanka during the period 27th August 2018 to 08th September 2018.

The latitudes at which the Sun will be directly overhead, the closest cities corresponding to the given latitudes and the times at which the Sun will appear overhead are as follows.

 

 

Date Lat Time Overhead Cities
28 09043’ 12:11

Kalapoomy, Kandavil, Navatkadu

29 09022’ 12:11

Mundampiddi, Kalvilan, Vadakadu, Tirukkulam

30 09000’ 12:10

Tarakkundu, Pallamadu, Putur, Paddikkudiyiruppu, Kokkilai

31 08039’ 12:10

Musalkutti, Tudarikkulam, Kudagama, Mediyawa, Mankanai

Sep 01 08017’ 12:10 Kandakuli, Puliyankulam, Karambewa, Galewela, Tirappane, Yakalla, Aluth Oya, Wedigewewa, Kathiraweli
02 07055’ 12:09 Talgaswewa, Palugolla, Ambanpola, Eriyawa, Bulnewa, Inamaluwa, Kaduruwela, Kalkudha
03 07033’ 12:09 Merawala, Kadigamuwa, Galgamuwa, Ridigama, Pussella, Kudavila, Pulukunuwa, Tettative
04 07011’ 12:09 Andiambalama, Narangoda, Gewilipitiya, Nilawala, Karametiya, Radaliyagoda, Nilgala, Panankadu
05 06049’ 12:08 Ratmalana, Parakaduwa, Madahinna, Ohoya, Bandarawela. Hingurukaduwa, Katugahagalage, Etimole
06 06027’ 12:08 Welipenna, Atala, Weddagala, Pallebedda, Angunakolapelessa, Mahirawa
07 06004’ 12:08 Boosa, Akmeemana, Akuressa, Kamburupitiya, Hakmana, Denagama

Time and the locations for Sun Overhead in August and September