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Kristiansand vs Damascus Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Damascus, Syria is approximately 3,478 km or 2,161 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Damascus bearing 331° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 309.8° or NW .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Damascus has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Damascus is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The mean temperature is 10.3 °C (18.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.4 °C (2.5°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1197.8 mm (47.2 in) more which is equivalent to 1197.8 l/m² (29.4 US gal/ft²) or 11,978,000 l/ha (1,280,528 US gal/ac) more. About 6 8/9 as much.
  • There are 1839 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 5h 01' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.7° lower in Kristiansand than in Damascus.
  • Relative humidity levels are 26% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.2°C (5.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -14 (-26) -15 (-26) -16 (-28) -16 (-30) -16 (-28) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -14 (-24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -10 (-19) -10 (-19) -11 (-19) -11 (-20) -10 (-19) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -10 (-19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -6 (-10) -6 (-12) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +84 (+3) +66 (+3) +35 (+1) +59 (+2) +52 (+2) +75 (+3) +104 (+4) +143 (+6) +156 (+6) +142 (+6) +149 (+6) +133 (+5) +1198 (+47)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +9 (+32) +6 (+19) +9 (+30) +7 (+23) +12 (+40) +14 (+45) +15 (+48) +18 (+60) +16 (+52) +14 (+47) +13 (+42)   +143 (+39)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 56' -3h 55' -4h 21' -3h 52' -4h 05' -3h 54' -5h 29' -6h 13' -6h 32' -6h 27' -6h 34' -5h 00'   -5h 01'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 07' -1h 49' -0h 19' +1h 14' +2h 42' +3h 35' +3h 11' +1h 49' +0h 16' -1h 16' -2h 44' -3h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -24.7 -24.7 -24.7 -24.7 -24.7 -24.7 -24.7 -24.8 -24.7 -24.7 -24.7 -24.7   -24.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +10 +15 +19 +26 +27 +32 +35 +38 +37 +37 +23 +13   +26
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -6.7 (-12) -6.5 (-12) -5.5 (-10) -3.4 (-6) -2.2 (-4) -0.8 (-1) +0.6 (+1) +0.3 (+1) -2 (-4) -2.1 (-4) -5.2 (-9) -4.9 (-9) -3.2 (-6)

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