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Kristiansand vs Dhahran Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Dhahran, Saudi Arabia is approximately 4,827 km or 3,000 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Dhahran bearing 329° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 298.8° or WNW .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Dhahran has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The average annual temperature is 18.8 °C (33.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.2 °C (2.2°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1322 mm (52 in) more which is equivalent to 1322 l/m² (32.45 US gal/ft²) or 13,220,000 l/ha (1,413,306 US gal/ac) more. About 17 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 31.8° lower in Kristiansand than in Dhahran.
  • Relative humidity levels are 21.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.3°C (22.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -26 (-47) -30 (-54) -27 (-49) -28 (-50) -26 (-47) -24 (-43) -26 (-47) -28 (-50) -29 (-52) -27 (-49) -24 (-43) -27 (-48)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -18 (-33) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -20 (-36) -19 (-35) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -20 (-36) -20 (-36) -19 (-34) -16 (-29) -19 (-34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -13 (-23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +114 (+5) +85 (+3) +42 (+2) +61 (+2) +57 (+2) +75 (+3) +104 (+4) +143 (+6) +156 (+6) +152 (+6) +171 (+7) +162 (+6) +1322 (+52)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 37' -2h 07' -0h 22' +1h 26' +3h 08' +4h 09' +3h 41' +2h 07' +0h 19' -1h 29' -3h 11' -4h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -31.8 -31.8 -31.8 -31.8 -31.8 -31.8 -31.7 -31.9 -31.9 -31.8 -31.8 -31.8   -31.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +9 +11 +15 +17 +23 +34 +35 +32 +26 +21 +19 +19   +21.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -15.1 (-27) -15.1 (-27) -14.8 (-27) -14 (-25) -12.2 (-22) -7.2 (-13) -6.7 (-12) -9.1 (-16) -12.6 (-23) -14.5 (-26) -14.3 (-26) -11.7 (-21) -12.3 (-22)

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