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Kristiansand vs Dakhla Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Dakhla, Western Sahara is approximately 4,275 km or 2,656 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Dakhla bearing 20.1° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 36.5° or NE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Dakhla has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Dakhla is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 13.3 °C (23.9°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 1368 mm (53.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1368 l/m² (33.57 US gal/ft²) or 13,680,000 l/ha (1,462,483 US gal/ac) more. About 42 4/9 as much.
  • There are 1322 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 3h 37' less per day or about 4/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 34.3° lower in Kristiansand than in Dakhla.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.7°C (21.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -18 (-32) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -11 (-20) -15 (-27) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -13 (-24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-35) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -14 (-24) -10 (-17) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -11 (-20) -15 (-26) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -13 (-24)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -13 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +126 (+5) +99 (+4) +61 (+2) +72 (+3) +57 (+2) +75 (+3) +104 (+4) +141 (+6) +146 (+6) +151 (+6) +173 (+7) +163 (+6) +1368 (+54)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +17 (+55) +15 (+53) +11 (+35) +12 (+40) +9 (+29) +12 (+40) +14 (+45) +13 (+42) +15 (+50) +16 (+52) +18 (+60) +19 (+61)   +171 (+47)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 34' -5h 14' -4h 56' -3h 04' -1h 27' +0h 08' -0h 03' -1h 11' -3h 22' -5h 07' -6h 22' -6h 15'   -3h 37'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 47' -2h 13' -0h 23' +1h 30' +3h 17' +4h 20' +3h 51' +2h 14' +0h 20' -1h 34' -3h 20' -4h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -34.4 -34.4 -34.5 -34.4 -34.3 -34.2 -34.1 -34.4 -34.4 -34.3 -34.3 -34.4   -34.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +17 +13 +7 +2 -5 -5 -5 +0 +3 +7 +12 +19   +5.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -15.3 (-28) -16.3 (-29) -15.2 (-27) -12.6 (-23) -10.2 (-18) -7.8 (-14) -5.9 (-11) -6.8 (-12) -10 (-18) -12.7 (-23) -14.6 (-26) -13.1 (-24) -11.7 (-21)

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