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Kristiansand vs Sal Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Sal, Cape Verde is approximately 5,261 km or 3,269 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Sal bearing 21.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 42° or NE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Sal has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean temperature is 16.4 °C (29.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13 °C (23.4°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1331.5 mm (52.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1331.5 l/m² (32.68 US gal/ft²) or 13,315,000 l/ha (1,423,462 US gal/ac) more. About 20 1/6 as much.
  • There are 757 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 2h 05' less per day or about 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.1° lower in Kristiansand than in Sal.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.2°C (27.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -19 (-34) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -13 (-23) -18 (-32) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -15 (-27)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-42) -23 (-41) -20 (-36) -16 (-29) -12 (-22) -9 (-17) -8 (-15) -11 (-19) -15 (-26) -18 (-33) -21 (-38) -22 (-39) -16 (-30)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -17 (-31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +123 (+5) +96 (+4) +61 (+2) +73 (+3) +58 (+2) +75 (+3) +103 (+4) +129 (+5) +122 (+5) +147 (+6) +174 (+7) +171 (+7) +1332 (+52)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +18 (+58) +16 (+57) +12 (+39) +13 (+43) +10 (+32) +12 (+40) +13 (+42) +13 (+42) +14 (+47) +16 (+52) +19 (+63) +20 (+65)   +176 (+48)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 25' -4h 14' -3h 48' -2h 18' -0h 09' +2h 00' +2h 52' +1h 27' -1h 52' -4h 27' -5h 22' -4h 44'   -2h 05'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 11' -2h 28' -0h 26' +1h 41' +3h 39' +4h 47' +4h 15' +2h 29' +0h 22' -1h 45' -3h 42' -4h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -41.3 -41.3 -41.4 -41.4 -34.3 -28 -33.7 -41.3 -41.3 -41.2 -41.2 -41.3   -39.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +12 +8 +4 +1 -7 -7 -4 +1 +2 +6 +10 +14   +3.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -20.1 (-36) -19.9 (-36) -18.3 (-33) -15.1 (-27) -13 (-23) -10.5 (-19) -8.7 (-16) -9.9 (-18) -13.7 (-25) -16.4 (-30) -18.4 (-33) -18.3 (-33) -15.2 (-27)

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