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Kristiansand vs Asmara Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Asmara, Eritrea is approximately 5,412 km or 3,363 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Asmara bearing 338.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 318.7° or NW .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Asmara is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 8.5 °C (15.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.1 °C (25.4°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 882.4 mm (34.7 in) more which is equivalent to 882.4 l/m² (21.66 US gal/ft²) or 8,824,000 l/ha (943,344 US gal/ac) more. About 2 5/7 as much.
  • There are 1207 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 3h 19' less per day or about 3/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.7° lower in Kristiansand than in Asmara.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4°C (7.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -22 (-39) -20 (-36) -15 (-27) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) +-1 (-1) -2 (-3) -7 (-12) -11 (-19) -16 (-28) -18 (-32) -12 (-22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -16 (-30) -15 (-27) -11 (-20) -7 (-13) -4 (-6) +0 (+0) -1 (-1) -4 (-7) -7 (-12) -11 (-19) -12 (-22) -9 (-15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -10 (-17) -7 (-12) -4 (-8) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) -1 (-1) -3 (-6) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -5 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +124 (+5) +98 (+4) +47 (+2) +40 (+2) +17 (+1) +37 (+1) -71 (-3) -13 (0) +140 (+6) +138 (+5) +156 (+6) +170 (+7) +882 (+35)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +19 (+61) +16 (+57) +8 (+26) +7 (+23) +2 (+6) +6 (+20) -6 ( -19) -3 ( -10) +13 (+43) +16 (+52) +18 (+60) +20 (+65)   +116 (+32)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -7h 21' -5h 54' -4h 13' -2h 18' -1h 36' +2h 30' +3h 21' +1h 05' -3h 24' -6h 19' -7h 22' -8h 15'   -3h 19'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 16' -2h 31' -0h 27' +1h 43' +3h 43' +4h 52' +4h 20' +2h 32' +0h 23' -1h 47' -3h 46' -4h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -42.7 -42.7 -42.8 -42.8 -32.9 -26.5 -32.3 -42.8 -42.8 -42.7 -42.7 -42.8   -39.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +28 +31 +29 +23 +18 +20 -5 -4 +20 +18 +17 +24   +18.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -9.1 (-16) -8.3 (-15) -6.9 (-12) -4.9 (-9) -2.1 (-4) +1.7 (+3) -0.9 (-2) -1.4 (-3) +0.8 (+1) -3 (-5) -6.9 (-12) -7 (-13) -4 (-7)

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