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Kristiansand vs Ashgabat Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Ashgabat, Turkmenistan is approximately 4,218 km or 2,621 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Ashgabat bearing 318.8° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 279.9° or W .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Ashgabat has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Ashgabat is in or near the cool temperate desert scrub biome.
  • The mean temperature is 9.3 °C (16.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.2 °C (18.4°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1174 mm (46.2 in) more which is equivalent to 1174 l/m² (28.81 US gal/ft²) or 11,740,000 l/ha (1,255,084 US gal/ac) more. About 6 1/6 as much.
  • There are 917 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 2h 30' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.2° lower in Kristiansand than in Ashgabat.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.5°C (6.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-12) -8 (-14) -11 (-19) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -16 (-28) -12 (-22) -11 (-19) -6 (-10) -12 (-22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -6 (-10) -8 (-15) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -15 (-26) -14 (-26) -13 (-24) -11 (-20) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -4 (-6) -9 (-17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -7 (-13) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +106 (+4) +73 (+3) +23 (+1) +29 (+1) +30 (+1) +71 (+3) +101 (+4) +142 (+6) +152 (+6) +139 (+5) +156 (+6) +152 (+6) +1174 (+46)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +7 (+25) +2 (+6) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) +10 (+33) +13 (+42) +14 (+45) +17 (+57) +14 (+45) +14 (+47) +12 (+39)   +119 (+33)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 46' -1h 10' -0h 29' -0h 16' -1h 23' -1h 34' -3h 15' -4h 30' -4h 40' -4h 46' -3h 38' -2h 30'   -2h 30'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 45' -1h 35' -0h 16' +1h 04' +2h 23' +3h 11' +2h 48' +1h 36' +0h 14' -1h 07' -2h 25' -3h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.2 -20.2 -20.2 -20.2 -20.2 -20.2 -20.2 -20.3 -20.2 -20.3 -20.2 -20.2   -20.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +7 +8 +13 +18 +31 +36 +41 +38 +24 +17 +8   +20.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3 (-5) -3.8 (-7) -6.1 (-11) -7.5 (-14) -7.1 (-13) -4.2 (-8) -2.5 (-5) -0.4 (-1) -0.6 (-1) -1.9 (-3) -2.8 (-5) -1.9 (-3) -3.5 (-6)

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