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Kristiansand vs Basra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Basra, Iraq is approximately 4,298 km or 2,671 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Basra bearing 327.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 298.1° or WNW .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Basra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Basra is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 17.3 °C (31.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3 °C (5.4°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1240 mm (48.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1240 l/m² (30.43 US gal/ft²) or 12,400,000 l/ha (1,325,642 US gal/ac) more. About 8 5/7 as much.
  • There are 1524 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 4h 10' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.5° lower in Kristiansand than in Basra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.6°C (22.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -19 (-34) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -21 (-38) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -21 (-38) -16 (-29) -20 (-36)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-26) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -19 (-33) -20 (-35) -19 (-33) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -19 (-33) -19 (-33) -17 (-30) -14 (-24) -17 (-31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -15 (-26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +100 (+4) +83 (+3) +38 (+1) +51 (+2) +51 (+2) +75 (+3) +104 (+4) +143 (+6) +156 (+6) +152 (+6) +148 (+6) +139 (+5) +1240 (+49)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +13 (+42) +11 (+39) +7 (+23) +9 (+30) +9 (+29) +12 (+40) +14 (+45) +15 (+48) +18 (+60) +18 (+58) +16 (+53) +15 (+48)   +157 (+43)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 25' -4h 46' -4h 09' -2h 14' -1h 56' -1h 56' -2h 07' -3h 52' -5h 06' -6h 17' -5h 58' -6h 15'   -4h 10'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 20' -1h 56' -0h 20' +1h 19' +2h 53' +3h 49' +3h 23' +1h 57' +0h 17' -1h 22' -2h 55' -3h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -27.5 -27.5 -27.6 -27.5 -27.5 -27.6 -27.5 -27.6 -27.6 -27.6 -27.5 -27.5   -27.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 +5 +10 +14 +13 +19 +22 +28 +33 +26 +14 +5   +15.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -13.7 (-25) -14.7 (-26) -14.5 (-26) -14.4 (-26) -15 (-27) -12.2 (-22) -10.6 (-19) -9.7 (-17) -9.1 (-16) -11.8 (-21) -13.2 (-24) -12.2 (-22) -12.6 (-23)

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